A total number of 36 pieces of Kuling Manok and Malaruhat lumber, 567 pieces of rattan poles, and 104 bundles of split rattan was apprehended at Brgy. Pandan, Real, Quezon last June 25, 2019. The information was reported to LAWIN patrollers in the area. The apprehension was done by personnel from Enforcement Division and CENRO Real during their Deputize Environment and Natural Resources Officer (DENRO) Training at Sta. Monica Resort.
The total apprehended forest products were estimated as Php 11,475 for the rattan poles, Php 20,173.60 for lumber, and Php 29,700 for the split rattan.
The apprehended forest products were proclaimed as abandoned and are currently in custody of CENRO Real for safekeeping.
An Administrative Confiscation Proceedings will be headed by CENRO Real for appropriate storage and disposal of the forest products.
Anyone who will be caught cutting and transporting forest products without the necessary permits will be charged for violation of Section 77 of R.A. 7161, formerly Section 68, PD 705, as amended.