Foresters of Khust forestry will be tried in court for deforestation at UAH 8.5 million

29 October 2020 11:12  10218058 0220355
Foresters of Khust forestry will be tried in court for deforestation at UAH 8.5 million

Officials of Khust forestry will be prosecuted for illegal logging which caused over UAH 8.5 million in losses. 

During the pre-trial investigation, it was established that the said persons had not performed their official duties properly until March 2020. In particular, about seven hundred trees were cut down by unknown persons on the territory of the forestry entrusted to them. As a result, more than UAH 8.5 million in losses was caused to the interests of the state in the field of protection, reproduction, sustainable and rational use of forest resources. The pre-trial investigation carried out by investigators of the Territorial Office of the State Investigation Bureau in Lviv has been completed. Procedural control is provided by the Transcarpathian Regional Prosecutor's Office. The indictment was sent to the court for consideration on the merits, - the press service of the Transcarpathian Regional Prosecutor's Office reported.

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