A 40-year-old man is in the grips of the police in Chiana a for illegally logging Rosewood in Nakong.
Confirming the arrest, the founder of the organization for indigenous initiatives and Sustainability, Julius Awareja said the man was arrested Sunday 16th February while engaging in the illegal act.
According to him, the man who is a Sissala by tribe is noted for logging Rosewood in the Buisa South, Sissala East and Kasena Nankana West Districts.
Mr. Julius again said due to his activities, he was banned from the Nakong community in 2018 and asked never to return.
He pitched camp in a surrounding community and operates from there.
Before that, he managed to escape arrest on numerous occasions.
He spoke on Yem radio in Bolgatanga monitored by Harmattangh.com
More to follow……