China News Service, Guangzhou, June 12 (Suo Youwei, Xu Yiqian and Yu Chan) A reporter learned from the Public Security Bureau of Sihui City, Guangdong on the 12th that the Bureau recently detected a case of illegally acquiring and selling endangered wildlife and arrested the suspect. One person, one African Grey Parrot, an endangered wildlife, was seized.
A few days ago, the Forest Branch of the Public Security Bureau of Sihui City, together with the network security department and the Chengbei Police Station, set up a special class. With the support of the higher-level business department, the smart new police service was used to conduct an in-depth investigation of a clue involving wildlife crime. Someone has a serious suspicion of buying endangered wildlife through the Internet.
On May 28, the special police arrested Huang's whereabouts and quickly took arrest action. He was arrested in a residential house in Sihui District, and a suspected precious and endangered wildlife African gray parrot was found on the spot.
After the appraisal by the judicial appraisal center, the parrot Huang purchased was a protected animal African gray parrot that has been listed in Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. After investigation, Huang Mou bought this African Grey Parrot from the field for 8888 yuan through the Internet channel, and brought it home to raise.
Huang's illegal purchase of African Grey Parrot violated the provisions of the first paragraph of Article 341 of the Criminal Law of the People's Republic of China. He was suspected of illegally acquiring precious and endangered wild animals and has been criminalized by the Sihui Municipal Public Security Bureau according to law. Mandatory measures. At present, the case is under further investigation.
The forest police said that with the continuous development of the economy and society, people's quality of life is constantly improving, and many people buy wild animals online in order to meet their personal desire to raise pets. As everyone knows, such behavior may have violated national laws. In fact, many wild animals are not suitable for breeding in a family environment. Changes in the environment can easily lead to the death of animals, so that "love pets" eventually become "harm pets". Behind the blind purchase of wild animals, it also reflects that some people still have considerable blind spots and misunderstandings in the protection of wild animals.
The Forest Public Security reminds the public to voluntarily resist illegal wildlife trade and make sure to distinguish clearly before adopting pets. Once involved in trading protected wild animals, it will be legally responsible. The police will severely crack down on crimes committed during the epidemic and illegal purchases and sales of endangered wildlife. (Finish)