Another 6 arrests Monday at old-growth logging protests on Vancouver Island
RCMP say they have arrested 229 people since they began enforcing a court injunction
Mounties have arrested another six protesters as they continue to enforce a court injunction against old-growth logging blocking on southwestern Vancouver Island.
RCMP officers were focused on an encampment in the Port Renfrew area on Monday, and say they encountered a group of demonstrators who were on private property and blocking the logging road.
All four were arrested on allegations of mischief, according to a police press release. Another two people were arrested later in the day for allegedly breaching the injunction.
The injunction allows forestry company Teal-Jones to continue logging in its 595-square-kilometre tenure in the region.
Since they began enforcing the injunction in mid-May, police say they have arrested 229 people.
With files from The Canadian Press