The case of salmon gangs will consider in Kamchatka
In the Kamchatka region in the court directed the case on the production of salmon organized criminal group. According to investigators, the organizer supplied the accomplices with boats, nets, shelter, radios, clothing and other gear.
Five local residents accused of committing a crime under part 3 of article 256 of the criminal code (illegal harvesting of aquatic biological resources, with the use of self-propelled transport floating means on the migratory path to spawning, the perfect organized criminal group, causing especially large damage).
According to investigators, in 2016, a resident of Vilyuchinsk invited the two friends to engage in illegal salmon fishing in the Bay Turbance of Avacha Bay. In 2017, the criminal group has attracted two locals, who can produce the fish nets.
The organizer supplied the members of the group of nets, boats, radio stations, and provided them with temporary accommodation, fishing clothing, products, determined the order of interaction, time of placement and removal of networks, said Fishnews in the press service of the Prosecutor of the Kamchatka region. In addition, according to the Supervisory Department, head of the poaching of the farm was responsible for the conspiracy, participated in the extraction of biological resources, transportation and sale of catches, and in the distribution of criminal income.
Malefactors were detained by the police in cooperation with the riot police of the regional Department of Regardie.
The investigation revealed that from January to July 2017 the members of the criminal group using boats and nets (28 pieces) produced at least 600 salmon in the Bay Tuchanka on the migratory path to spawning. Damage to water bioresources of the Russian Federation was estimated at 419 thousand.
Criminal case with the approved indictment was sent to the Viluchinsky city court for consideration on the merits.
The sanction of part 3 of article 256 of the criminal code prescribes punishment in the form of a fine in the amount from 500 thousand to 1 million roubles or imprisonment for the term from 2 till 5 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to 3 years or without it.
According to the materials: fishnews.ru