Jayapura, Jubi – Papua Police Task Force held a truck carrying 252 logs of various sizes suspected to be illegally sourced as it passed Muaif village, Nimbokrang, Jayapura district.
Papua Police spokesman Patrige Renwarin said in Jayapura on last week that based on the reports received, revealed that the truck number plate DS 9566 JK driven by Supriyadin Ardin was detained on Thursday (13/8/2015) at around 21:00 p.m.
The truck was detained when the team conducted monitoring on abuse of subsidized fuel and illegal logging in Lere – Taja location, Jayapura regency.
During the examination process, the truck driver could not show documents needed so that the driver and his cargo were taken to Polda Papua to be checked.
He further said the investigators had collected information from witnesses and asked BP2HP for measuring those timbers. From the results revealed that as many as 5.0184 logs transported.
After examination, investigators then set the truck driver as a suspect, he said.
The suspect and the evidence are now secured at Papua Police Headquarters in Jayapura (*)