Border guard forces in An Giang crack down on timber smuggling

VOV.VN -Approximately 2.5 cu.m. of wood with a total value of VND45 million was seized by border guards in An Giang province on June 3.

Photo: Chien Khu/bienphong.com.vn

Officers on duty at the Long Binh border gate apprehended a suspicious boat that was travelling from the Cambodian side to Kho wharf in An Hoa Hamlet, Khanh An commune, at 21:30 on June 2.

Upon being disrupted by the border guards, the suspects fled towards the Cambodian border, leaving their cargo behind.

After recovering the haul, the border guards discovered that the cargo consisted of 2.5 cu.m. of wood with a total value of VND45 million.

The authorities are currently investigating the case further.

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