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Two illegal loggers nabbed with 400-year old Takian logs

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Illegal rosewood logs

Illegal rosewood logs. Photo: Maky.


Two men were arrested on charges of illegal logging after they cut a huge Takian, or Chengal tree thought to be about 400 years old in the mountainous forest in Si Sakhon district of Narathiwat on Tuesday (Feb 13).

The arrest was made by a joint force of military personnel, police and local administration officials after they received a tip-off that illegal logging was taking place in the mountain in Tambon Sri Banphot, Si Sakhon district.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS


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