Duo get highest ever fine for wildlife-related crime


BENTONG: Two men were fined RM300,000 each, the highest ever for a wildlife-related crime, for having parts of a Sumatran serow, a protected species under the Wildlife Conservation Act.

The men, aged 42 and 51, were arrested on March 27 after enforcement officers found parts of the goat-like animal in their four-wheel drive at the Tekai Tembeling forest reserve near Jerantut, Pahang.

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