Charcoal seized in Laguna

Posted at Apr 19 2012 01:18 PM | Updated as of Apr 19 2012 09:18 PM

MANILA, Philippines - About 200 sacks of charchoal from illegally-cut trees in Mindoro were seized in Barangay Canlalay, Biñan, Laguna before dawn Thursday.

Jonathan Salamat, owner of the seized items, was arrested along with truck driver Elias Acodile and helpers Jaime Lopena and Dandy Alah.

The charcoal has an estimated worth of P50,000. – Umagang Kay Ganda, April 19 2012