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2 men held for cutting tree in Maragondon

  • Written by Celso Lidot
  • Published in Provincial
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TWO men who were caught cutting a tree in Maragondon, Cavite was arrested on Saturday.
Jimmy Suplag, 42, of Bgy. Sapang-1, and Ronaldo Sabanal,24, of Bgy. Bucana-Aplayeta, both in Ternate, Cavite were arrested while cutting a Mahogany tree in Bgy. Pinagsanhan-B around 5 p.m.
Maragondon police chief Supt. Eliseo dela Cruz said PO2 Deo Mark Mitra and two other police officers were patrolling the area when they heard the soiund of a chain saw.
Dela Cruz said the two failed to show a permit from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources  to cut the tree.
Police seized from the suspects some 84 board feet of cut trees andturned them over to the local DENR office.