A barangay chairman of Sinait, Ilocos Sur, was arrested after lawmen found illegally-cut lumber at his home, a police official said Saturday.

Arnulfo Iniba, chairman of Brgy. Cabangtalan, is under the custody of the Sinait Police which is presently preparing charges, Ilocos regional police director Chief Supt. Franklin Bucayu said.

Police seized 166 board feet of mahogany, molave, and gemelina lumbers from the village chief’s home, he said. (John Roson)

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