Officials charged over illegal forest listing
LAM DONG (VNS) – Four officials from the Natural Resources and Environment Office in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong are being prosecuted for "irresponsibility causing serious consequences".
Following a police investigation, the suspects illegally listed 78ha of forest as ‘abandoned land'.
Their actions led to trees being chopped down, causing damage of over VND500 million ($23,500). — VNS