Four border guard officers and a customs official have been suspended pending the investigation.
Around 40 hectares of trees were chopped down for timber
Police have seized more than 50 cubic meters of the wood from the area, including some from his own office
The company hired to manage it ordered the clearing of dozens of hectares to plant rubber trees instead
They were caught carrying more than 100 kilograms of valuable timber
Trees were felled over an area of 1,000 square meters and 75 langurs that once lived in the zone are...
The region lost a vast forest area to illegal logging between 2008 and 2014
An estimated 150 cubic meters of wood has been chopped down in the three cases
694 hectares were cut down against the law as illegal logging remained rampant
Hydropower plants, plantations, illegal logging have denuded the country's forest cover
Details of the raid are sketchy, but a large amount of timber has reportedly been transported from Cambodia recently
Forest rangers have been accused of doing nothing
The video suggests that forest rangers have been bribed
Several police officers were injured as the men's accomplices threw stones in a failed effort to block the arrest
Park rangers have stepped up surveillance in the Central Highlands province after a park ranger was allegedly killed in a...