Batam Customs Prevents Smuggling of 10,810 Teki Timbers in Jaloh Atas Island
The Batam Customs and Excise Main Service thwarted an attempt to smuggle thousands of Teki Wood in the waters of Jaloh Atas Island
Penulis: Lia Sisvita Dinatri | Editor: Irfan Azmi Silalahi
TRIBUNBATAM.id, BATAM - The Batam Customs and Excise Main Service thwarted an attempt to smuggle thousands of Teki timber in the waters of Jaloh Atas Island.
The Marine Patrol Team revealed that it was from a motor boat unit on June 28, 2021 at around 00.30 am.
Six men were brought to the Batam Customs Department along with 10,810 wooden as evidence.
From the results of the inspection, they brought thousands of wood without any customs documents.
One of the six people brought was the captain with the initials A.
Then, five crew members with the initials D, S, M, IM and U.
The value of the thousands of logs is estimated at IDR 86,480,000, with potential state losses estimated at IDR 4,324,000.
The suspect and the evidence were then handed over to the Riau Islands provincial government's forestry service for further processing.
The suspect is subject to the Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 18 of 2013 concerning the prevention and eradication of forest destruction.
(TRIBUNBATAM.id/ Lia Sisvita Dinatri)
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