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Unknown persons illegally cut down forest worth RUB 21 million in Kamensky area

12:22 | 12.11.2019 | Crime

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Penza, 12 November 2019. PenzaNews. Illegal felling of forest plantations, the damage from which exceeded RUB 21 million, was detected in Kamensky area of Penza region.

Unknown persons illegally cut down forest worth RUB 21 million in Kamensky area

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According to the press service of the regional Ministry of Forestry, the total volume of illegally felled oaks, maples, ash trees and lindens amounted to 107 cubic metres.

"The materials have been sent to the law enforcement agencies to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice, as provided by law," the agency explained.

The ministry noted that clarification of the circumstances of the crime was under control of the staff of the Federal Security Service of Russia for Penza region.

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