Sre Ambel Patrol Station – February 07, 2018 – Bot Thor area, Bak Angroth village, Dong Peng, Sre Ambles, Koh Kong.
The teams seized one vehicle loaded with luxury timber (Tnong sar). The 30 pieces , 0.47 m3 were abandoned by the driver on Road 48. Sre Ambel MoE officers are currently investigating to identify the truck driver.
Tnong sar timber (Pterocarpus cambodianus Pierre) like rosewood is sometimes used to make xylophone and marimba keys, and guitars. It is an important material in traditional Chinese furniture.
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