Arrests after Giant Takhian Thong tree logs found

 | Mon 14 Dec 2020 14:20 ICT

Officials from the Forest Resource Management Bureau (region 1) report that several giant takhian thong trees, dating over a century, from Samoeng were illegally cut down and officials have now confiscated the logs, valued at just under one million baht.

Authorities found the logs in a truck travelling between Mae Rim and Samoeng this morning. Six people were arrested.