SARIKEI, Nov 15: Police have seized 240 sawn timber with unpaid royalty and a lorry worth RM155,400 during an inspection at Jalan Entebai, Julau.
Marine Police Region 5 commander, ACP Shamsol Kassim, said the lorry driver was also arrested during the operation yesterday.
“Our officers have inspected a lorry driven by a local man. During the inspection, we found that the lorry was loaded with 240 sawn timber without any Sarawak Forestry and tax mark on it,” he said in a statement.
All the confiscated sawn timber and the lorry were handed over to to the Sarikei Forestry department for further action. – DayakDaily