In Moscow, charged the man who was kept at home two of the Saker (a kind of predatory birds sort of falcons), listed in the Red book of the Russian Federation. On Tuesday, April 11, reports TV channel “360” with reference to the press service of the Main investigative Department of the investigative Committee (IC) in the region.
The accused, 34-year-old resident of St. Petersburg — kept birds to the training grounds in the village Fenino Ramensky district. Sakers were confiscated from him during a search in July last year.
As noted on the website of the investigative Department, the defendant in a criminal case received, transported and contained birds illegally and knew that any use of the Saker is prohibited. The falcons were given to him by a private breeder and the regional public Fund of protection of rare birds “Peregrine.” According to the investigation, Saker Falcon obtained from the first donor, was removed illegally.
A criminal case was opened under part 1 of article 258.1 of the criminal code (“Illegal hunting and trafficking of especially valuable wild animals”).