Police have impounded five trucks loaded with Mukula logs found at chief Chizela’s of Mufumbwe district in Northwestern province.
Northwestern province Commissioner of police Auxensio Daka confirmed the incident in a statement in Solwezi District.
Mr. Daka said police found five trucks at the palace full of Mukula logs which were being conveyed with smaller vehicles from the forest to the palace where they loaded into big trucks.
He said that the five trucks which were loaded with approximately 400 logs of Mukula have been moved to the police station in Mufumbwe and drivers have been detained.
Mr. Daka said that police have since opened a case of illegal possession of forest produce.