China News Network Taiyuan, April 27 (Liu Xiaohong) A reporter learned from the Shanxi Provincial High People's Court on the 27th that on April 24, Chen Moufeng and other 12 people illegally hunted and killed the key national protected rare and endangered wildlife crime and illegal The case of the crime of hunting was pronounced by remote video in Xinfu District People's Court of Xinzhou City. The defendant Chen Moufeng and others committed the crimes of killing the state's key protected rare and endangered wildlife, and were sentenced to five years and six months to one year in prison.
On the 24th, in the Xinfu District People's Court of Xinzhou City, the defendant Chen Moufeng, Zhang Moubing, Meng Mouhong, and Meng Mouqi committed the crime of illegal hunting and killing of key national protected rare and endangered wildlife He was sentenced to five years and six months to two years and eight months, and was fined; and the fines; the defendant Wu Mouquan and Bai Mouwen committed eight crimes, respectively. He was sentenced to a term of imprisonment ranging from two years to one year; illegal gains, as well as the seized vehicles such as cars and hunting clips, were confiscated according to law.
The picture shows the scene of remote video sentence. Photo courtesy of Shanxi Provincial High Court
The trial of Xinfu District People's Court in Xinzhou City confirmed that the defendants Zhang Moubing, Meng Mouhong, Meng Mouqi, etc. had taken the method of laying iron clips in Xiaoyi City, Wutai County, Shanxi Province and other methods to start hunting in the winter of 2017. Wild animals, after which the captured owls, hares, leopard cats, pheasants, badgers and other wild animals were sold to Wang Mouwei (handled separately) for a profit of more than 10,000 yuan. According to the appraisal by the Judicial Appraisal Center of the Yunnan Science and Technology Commission, the owls hunted are eagle owls, which are nationally protected animals, and leopard cats and pheasants are wild animals. Starting in March 2019, the defendant Chen Moufeng illegally hunted wild animals by digging traps and arranging iron clips in Yushe County, Shanxi Province. In May 2019, public security organs seized 7 wild animals, 217 dead wild animals, 18 animal horns, 13 cut dead animals and 604 hunting traps from their residences. Appraised by the Judicial Appraisal Center of the Yunnan Science and Technology Commission, of which 1 mandarin duck and 4 eagle owls are national second-level protected wild animals, and pheasants, spot-billed ducks, red foxes, leopard cats, roe deer, etc. are "three have" wild animals. The economic value is more than RMB 110,000. Beginning in March 2019, the defendant Wu Mouquan and Bai Mouwen and other eight persons were set up in Fenyang City, Xiaoyi City, Lingshi County, Yuci District of Jinzhong City, Tunliu District of Changzhi City, etc. in Shanxi Province Wild animals such as iron clips are used to hunt wild animals, and then some wild animals such as hares, leopard cats, pheasants, and pig badgers are sold to Wang Mouwei (another case) for a profit of more than 17,000 yuan. According to the appraisal by the Yunnan Judicial Appraisal Center of the Science and Technology Commission, the pheasants, roe deer, pig badgers and mallards that are hunted are "three have" wild animals.
The People ’s Court of Xinfu District, Xinzhou City, after trial, found that the defendant Chen Moufeng and others violated the hunting regulations and used prohibited tools and methods to illegally hunt and kill the second-level, “three” and others in the game-protected areas and game-prohibited rooms. The actions of wild animals and destruction of wild animal resources have all constituted crimes. During the trial, some of the defendants confessed and repented of their actions.
The trial of the case coincided with the prevention and control of the new coronary pneumonia epidemic. The Xinfu District People ’s Court strictly enforced the criminal law, relevant judicial interpretations and regulations, etc., fully safeguarding the defendant ’s litigation rights, and after fully hearing the opinions of the prosecution and the defense and reviewing the evidence of the case Shanghai made the above judgment according to law. The verdict of the case promptly transmitted a strong signal to the society that prohibiting the killing and trading of wild animals from the source, and demonstrated the determination and strength of the People's Court to crack down on the crime of destroying wild animals. (Finish)