Primorsky police officers during operation “ Putin '' detained a suspect in illegal extraction of aquatic biological resources, said the official representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Irina Volk.
According to preliminary data, the detainee was engaged in poaching in the territory of the Leopard Land National Park. Law enforcement officers found 107 chum salmon in his house, the catch of which is prohibited during the spawning period. Also seized nets and other tools for catching fish.
It is noted that the damage amounted to more than 400 thousand rubles. The suspect, who had already been convicted before, was given a preventive measure in the form of a recognizance not to leave the place and proper behavior.
The wolf added that in all during the operation “ Putin '' in Primorye, more than five tons of illegally caught salmon fish, 680 kg of red caviar and 450 kg of crab were seized.
Earlier in the Magadan region, officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation during an inspection of a stopped car found more than 260 kg of salmon caviar without accompanying documents … Prior to that, in Yakutia, the activities of a group of persons engaged in & nbsp; illegal mining & nbsp; and the sale of aquatic biological resources were suppressed.