PRESS RELEASE: 2021-12-32
POLICE REGIONAL OFFICE CORDILLERA
AUTHORITY: PBGEN RONALD O LEE
RELEASER: PCPT MARNIE D ABELLANIDA
Deputy Chief, Regional Public Information Office
DATE: December 11, 2021
In line with one of the PNP’s core values: “Makakalikasan,” Benguet cops joined together to conduct a tree planting activity in the mountains of Kapangan, Benguet.
Police officers of Kapangan Municipal Police Station (MPS) together with the Benguet Provincial Forensic Unit, conducted a tree planting activity in support of the advocacy on the environmental protection in Brgy. Gaswiling, Kapangan.
Working together with the barangay officials, teachers, youth volunteers, and religious groups, they were able to plant a total of 300 assorted fruit-bearing trees in a communal forest in the area.
Meanwhile, as the result of the regular conduct of forest patrol, Benguet cops were able to recover a total of 269.34 board feet of illegally sawn pine lumber amounting to Php 10,883.20 from December 5 to 7, 2021.
Tublay MPS recovered a total of 68 board feet of illegally sawn pine lumber in Sitio Sayatan, Brgy Daclan, Tublay; 1st Benguet PMFC recovered 90 board feet in Sitio Timbak, Brgy Pacso, Buguias; and Bokod MPS recovered 111.34 board feet in Sitio Salidet, Brgy Pito, Bokod. (PROCOR-PIO)