Fisherman-poacher pay a fine to the state in the amount of almost € 200,000
The Riga regional court sentenced a man who was engaged in illegal fishing, a fine in the amount of 192 301,80 Euro, according to publicly available court decision.
The decision indicates that, in General, the Latvian Jurmala fished illegally 1248 limb, the cost of which is estimated at 180 960 EUR 59 Sudakov (the cost is 10 € 620), 49 bream (261,40 euros), as well as two cod and three pike.
In December 2015, the police stopped the car of the poacher. Police found in his car 627 limb that have been caught illegally set fishing nets. After a search of residence men were found and the rest of the fish.
The prisoner tried to explain to the court that the fish caught in the sea rather than in Lielupe, however, the evidence indicated the reverse.
In addition to the compensation the man was sentenced to imprisonment for seven months.
The source: mixnews.lv