Three illegal immigrants jailed for smuggling 19,000 green turtle eggs


Turtle eggs.

SANDAKAN: Three illegal immigrants were slapped with jail terms and hefty fines by the Sessions Court here Wednesday with possessing 19,000 endangered green turtle eggs.

The three Filipinos - Pikong Ismail, 23, Totoh Susuk, 35, and Impang Utuk, 45, - pleaded guilty to the possession of turtle eggs under Section 41(1) of the Wildlife Conservation Ordinance 1997 before Sessions Court judge Ummu Kalthom Abdul Samad.

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