Two Quy Hop forest rangers, part of Pu Huong Reserve in central Nghe An province, were held in custody on Dec. 11 night for alledgely smuggling wood.

The timber was carried on a truck that overturned and killed 10 people in Con Cuong district last week.

Dao Cong Thang, head of the forest watch team, and his college Pham Kim Hung, were found on the truck when the accident occurred. They were only slightly injured and were able to leave hospital.

Both denied playing a role in the smuggling operation. The police also detained the truck’s driver./.