A man transporting 100 individuals of Paguma larvata, worth up to 505.28 million VND, was on his way from Lang Son to Ha Giang when he was discovered and arrested by the functional forces.
On the morning of October 1, the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Bac Giang province just issued a decision to impose an administrative sanction of VND 570 million against Mr. Chu Hong Quan (SN 1989), residing in Yen Phu town, Bac Me district (Ha Giang). illegally buying, selling and transporting 100 individuals of Paguma Larvata.
Before that, at about 10 p.m. on April 16, 2021, on National Highway 1A, the section crossing the Xuong Giang bridge area, Dong Son commune, Bac Giang city, the Mobile Forest Protection and Fire Protection Team of the Bac Giang Forest Protection Department coordinated with the Department of Forest Protection. Environmental Crime Prevention Police, Bac Giang Provincial Police inspect forest products on car BKS 23C-061.32 driving from Lang Son to Hanoi, driven by Mr. Chu Hong Quan.
Through inspection, discovered on the car transporting 100 individuals of Paguma Larvata, total weight 315.8 kg. During the working process, the owner and driver, Mr. Quan, could not produce relevant documents and documents to prove the origin of the above animals.
Immediately after the arrest, the exhibits were temporarily handed over to the Center for Rescue, Conservation and Biological Development of Cuc Phuong National Park for nurturing, care and rescue during the investigation and verification period. violation case.
According to the sanctioning document, Mr. Quan violated Clause 5, Article 6; Point b, Clause 12, Article 22; Point b, Clause 12, Article 23 of the Government’s Decree No. 35/2019/ND-CP dated April 25, 2019 on penalties for administrative violations in the forestry sector.
Mr. Quan was fined VND 285 million for transporting and VND 285 million for illegal trading of 100 individuals of Paguma Larvata, belonging to the order of carnivores, in group IIB, the list of wild animals. endangered, rare and need to be protected), the total fine is 570 million VND.
Source: Cong Ly Newspaper