Investigation completed regarding container of alleged illegal Makassar Ebony seized in Kendari

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August 30, 2020 - South East Sulawesi, Indonesia

According to the Sulawesi Region Gakkum, the container-load of Makassar Ebony seized in the Port of Kendari on July 23 allegedly originated from the Lamoahi Village, Kulisusu Utara District, North Buton Regency. The Ebony was not accompanied by Legal Forest Products Documents (SKSH-KO) or other ownership documents. A official of the Forest Service of Southeast Sulawesi is suspected of being involved.

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Investigation completed regarding container of alleged illegal Makassar Ebony seized in Kendari

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