[In the news] TF Ranao files cases vs illegal loggers in Lanao Sur – MindaNews.com

TF Ranao files cases vs illegal loggers in Lanao Sur
By Mindanews
January 23, 2012

 ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanews/22 January) – Task Force Ranao has filed two cases and will file 20 more against groups allegedly responsible for logging in Lanao del Sur despite the ban, Col. Daniel Lucero, commander of the 103rd Infantry

Brigade and head of Task Force Ranao, announced Sunday.

Lucero hinted that some of those involved in illegal cutting of trees are government officials, including barangay officials. “They will be charged for illegal logging,” he said.

The task force was reactivated to combat all forms of criminalities, including illegal logging, in Lanao.
Lucero said one of the two cases was filed against a group in Tamparan, a 5th class municipality in Lanao del Sur province and the other was against a group based in Marawi City, the province’s capital.

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