The destroyed forestIt said, no person was found in that portion of the forest reserve, but the commission however found some equipment including an excavator in this part of the forest reserve. “The commission has demobilized all equipment found in the forest reserve. The Commission is working with Operation Halt II to ensure no illegal mining activity takes place in the forest reserve. In the meantime, the Commission will take the necessary steps to reclaim a portion of the forest reserve that was affected by this illegal activity” the statement said.
The destroyed forestAccording to the statement, the Commission has already reported the incident to the Kyebi District Police Station and will work with the Police and other law enforcement agencies to find the perpetrators of these illegalities and take the necessary action against them. The Commission assures the general public of its continuous commitment to working with all stakeholders to protect all forest reserves in the country.