SOLSONA, Ilocos Norte, June 9–The ten impounded heavy equipment owned by a local politician (not from this town) was released by authorities after paying the necessary fines, a report said.
Lawyer Ferdinand Ignacio confirmed this report in his capacity as legal counsel for the politician client.
Earlier reports said a joint PNP, DENR and PGIN team went to a project site here.
They seized there the construction equipment of the politician for alleged illegal quarry activities and other violations for a river control project here.(tri-media report)