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Over 115 tonnes of illegal timbers seized in Nay Pyi Taw, regions/states

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The Forest Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation is implementing various ways and methods including the community monitoring and reporting system (CMRS) to control illegal timber and forest products.
According to the data collected by relevant forest departments, a total of 115.6032 tonnes of illegal timbers – 50.5002 tonnes of teak, 46.9738 tonnes of hardwood and 18.1292 tonnes of others were confiscated in regions/states and Nay Pyi Taw between 4 and 10 July, and the department stated that they arrested eight suspects along with eight vehicles. — MNA

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