Illegal quarrymen caught in Batangas

The Environment department has caught six people conducting illegal quarrying activities in the town of Lian.

The suspects were caught quarrying without permits, Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu said in a statement on Friday.

Authorities seized four backhoes and five dump trucks, including andesite – a type of volcanic rock – worth P32.03 million. — Revin Mikhael D. Ochave