A criminal case has been opened in Crimea regarding illegal logging of trees on the territory of the Simferopol forestry
The Simferopol Interdistrict Environmental Prosecutor’s Office conducted an inspection of compliance with forestry legislation. It was established that on the territory of the Simferopol forestry, illegal logging was carried out until the growth of 4 damp-growing trees of the “Ash” breed was completely stopped. The damage caused by illegal actions exceeded 450 thousand rubles.
The prosecutor sent the inspection materials to law enforcement agencies to resolve the issue of criminal prosecution under paragraph “g” of Part 2 of Art. 260 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (illegal logging of forest plantations committed on a large scale)— reported the supervisory agency.
Currently, internal affairs bodies have opened a criminal case.