Poachers have used tear gas
In Kamchatka, the illegal miners salmon was sprayed with tear gas in employees of fisheries. Then the attackers fled, leaving their boat, catches and caviar.
The incident occurred on August 10 on the river Plotnikova in Ust-Bolsheretsky district. In the evening during the RAID, fisheries officer and a public inspector noticed citizens illegally fished salmon.
As reported Fishnews in the press-service Severo-East territorial administration Rosrybolovstva, the poachers tried to escape, then tried to push the swim a boat inspectors and sprayed them with tear gas. The attackers threw water in jute sacks with the loot.
Later, from the river recovered six bags red caviar with a total weight of 261 kg (almost 3 thousand of the ovary). All events were caught on camera. The violators managed to escape, leaving the boat with a bag of sockeye salmon weighing 32 kg.
Boat and illegal catch sent for safekeeping, joined the case to the police.
Only a week from 6 to 13 August, the staff SVTU has identified 227 offences. The inspectors seized more than 5 tons of fish of salmon species and about 400 kg of caviar, 104 gear and 42 of the vehicle.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru