Tag Archives: Illegal lumbering

Tree falls on ‘illegal logger’ in Tano Forest, kills him

A 25-year illegal chainsaw operator identified as Kofi Antwi, has been killed by a falling tree in the Tano Forest Reserve at Biaso in the Asutifi North District of the Brong Ahafo Region. The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer in the region, Chief Inspector Kingsley Oppong, confirmed the incident which happened on Sunday to Citi News. He said ...

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Illegal lumberers escape arrest in Ayum Forest

Some illegal chainsaw operators operating in the Ayum Forest at Ntotroso in the Asutifi North District, escaped arrest after an operation by the Regional Security Council in collaboration with the Regional Forestry Commission and security agencies. The operation followed a tip-off after complaints from chiefs and residents of the area. It was sanctioned by REGSEC in collaboration with the Regional ...

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B/A: Minister seizes 7 trucks of illegal chainsaw lumber

The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, has seized over seven articulated trucks loaded with large quantities of illegal chainsaw lumber. The illegal lumber was headed for neighboring Burkina Faso, but was intercepted in the Wenchi district on the Wenchi-Wa highway in the Brong Ahafo Region. The Minister and members of the Regional Security Council (REGSEC), seized the trucks reportedly ...

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