The police of the Nikolaev area was detained by employees of natural Park, which caught the shrimp in large quantity. About it reports Department of communications of the regional police.
“During the night of 9 August, police conducted a special operation involving over 30 officers, special guards and departmental boats to the police, and caught the criminals with the illegal catch right on the coast. In the official car of employees of the national natural Park “beloberezhye Svyatoslav” law enforcement officers found the loaded shrimp over 22 thousand individuals and facilities for its catch,” – said in the message.
The law enforcers also detained the vehicle, which transported more than 37 thousand species of shrimp and the means for its fishing. Police listed the shrimp and withdrew it, passing in a specialized ribopyranose item storage, informs a press-service.
In addition, at the place of residence of suspects police seized 50 mesh and 11 nets to catch shrimp and 12 sacks of ready to eat shrimp.
Open criminal proceedings under article “Illegal occupation fish, animal or other water extracting trade”. Men are threatened by a penalty from hundred to two hundred untaxed minimum incomes, or restraint of liberty for a term up to three years.
And for the abuse of power officials can award a fine of from four hundred to nine hundred non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens or imprisonment for the term from three till six years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions for up to three years. Now set the sum of the caused damages to the state.