A combined team of Forestry and security officers in Kasempa and Mufumbwe districts have impounded nine trucks loaded with Mukula logs.
Mufumbwe District Principal Forestry Officer Maxwell Phiri said in an interview that that the trucks were impounded on Monday in Mushima area as the drivers decided to use the bush entering Kaoma road from Mufumbwe.
Sources at Kasempa police station indicate that involved are male Joseph Phiri of Plot E321 Zanmoune, Lusaka who was driving a truck registration number AJD 1816/ALV 6068T, truck2 Horse registration number AJD 1581/ATB2529T, and truck3 Horse registration number AJD 1617/ ADD6435T.
By press time, police officers had gone to pick up the remaining trucks whose had drivers who fled and left the trucks abandoned.
Meanwhile, Kasempa District Commissioner Goodson Sansakuwa has sent a warning to would be offenders that the security wings in Kasempa will cramp down all illegal activities.
The impounded trucks are currently parked at Kasempa police station.