The task force sagip kalikasan intercepted an Izusu XLT type jeep with plate no. ZLV 705 where totalled to 1, 488.9 Yakal and Lawaan lumbers on board.
“A violation of PD 705 as amended by E.O. 277 and transport of forest products without permit to transport are the charges filed to the violators,” Usita said, lamenting that the incident did not appear in the local and national news papers in what seemed to be a conspiracy between media and illegal loggers in the province of Aurora.
“We know that media people in Aurora are true to the idealism of media practice although we received reports that few reporters are allegedly receiving bribes to loggers to tone down if not impose a media black-out in the province,” Usita said, adding that their environmental Intelligence agents will unmask this corrupt media people so as not to allow them to contaminate the many honest ones. (Jason de Asis)