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Officials with hardwood planks discovered on a resort raid last night

Phuket Resort Raiders Find More Illegal Timber in Kamala Hills

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
PHUKET: Officials raided a resort construction site high in Phuket's Kamala Hills last night and confiscated timber planks believed to be cut illegally.

The raid, involving about 20 officers from a variety of departments, was led by the Director of Kathu District, Veera Kerdsirimongkol.

The owner of the property, Chari Kernon, told Khun Veera that he held a legal sorkorone land title for the property, in the hills betweek Kamala and Nakalay, behind Kamala Falls.

Officials said that the piles of hardwood timber on the site were from protected species. The planks were confiscated by the Forests Department.

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On the picture, we can see buildings under construction and as it is above 80M, they look like illegal buildings and should be destroyed as it is built on a Sor Kor 1 and in national forest.

Posted by Whistle-Blower on May 15, 2013 12:47

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Oh yeah, that's where they have the cock fights...Great stuff, hope its not illegal too. But then again does it matter?

Posted by FuEd on May 15, 2013 22:43

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legally owned or another photocopied title of suspect origin?

Posted by slickmelb on May 16, 2013 02:27


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