On Sakhalin island are investigating a case of large-scale poaching
In Sakhalin region the police detained a group of suspected illegal production of pink salmon. Seized over 180 kg of caviar, the damage is estimated in the sum over 1,7 million roubles.
Law enforcement officers and inspectors as part of operation “Putina – 2018” caught five residents of Poronaisk district Smirnykh rivers Small area. These citizens get their pink with a purpose of procurement of caviar, said Fishnews in the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs. According to the interior Ministry, the attackers used a network and dragnet – poaching gear.
In the adjacent areas the investigators found a dug out pit in which there were seven plastic containers with caviar. In addition, in the construction where the period of illegal fishing, the poachers lived, found two units of hunting weapons without documents.
According to police, poaching catches suspects removed more than 180 kg of caviar, causing damage to the state for the sum over 1,7 million roubles. Aquatic resources confiscated and handed over for safekeeping.
Criminal case on signs of the crime provided by part 3 of article 256 of the criminal code (illegal fishing committed by group of persons upon a preliminary collusion with causing of especially large damage). The suspects are under house arrest.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru