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RP cracks down on Chinese poachers 04/01/2011

Friday, April 1, 2011

RP cracks down on Chinese poachers

04/01/2011
Government security forces have vowed to seek long jail terms for six Chinese caught poaching fish and sea turtles, as part of a crackdown against foreigners stealing marine wildlife.

The head of a multi-agency taskforce against illegal entrants, Brig. Gen. Juancho Sabban, yesterday said he plans to take a hardline stance against all foreign poachers, unlike previous officials who allowed them to be released.

“We will be pursuing the harshest penalty as demanded by law. We will be fighting for the conviction of these apprehended poachers,” Sabbantold Agence France Presse..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20110401hed6.html

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