A resident of Primorye will pay 1.7 million rubles for the murder of a tiger

A resident of Primorye will pay 1.7 million rubles for the murder of a tiger

VLADIVOSTOK, may 31 — RIA Novosti. The court appointed corrective works and payment of nearly 1.7 million rubles to the resident of Primorye, convicted in the death of a young tigress in August 2015, according to ANO “Center for the study and conservation of the Amur tiger”.

Young tigress with a broken hind discovered by a local resident in 2015, three kilometers from the village the citizen of Chisinau. Tigress was transported to Vladivostok in the veterinary clinic, where she underwent major surgery. However, the injuries were too severe, and the animal died.

“The court found him guilty and sentenced him to a suspended sentence of hard labor with a probation period of 1 year and 10 months. The court decided to collect from the guilty in the death of a tigress in state revenue 1 million 678 thousand 600 roubles on account of compensation of damage caused to the object of wildlife listed in the Red book of the Russian Federation. The gun “IZH-27E”, which is the murder weapon confiscated”, — stated in the message.

It is noted that the examination carried out with the participation of WWF-Russia and the Center “Amur tiger”, has helped to prove that the hunter intentionally shot the tiger that did not threaten his life.

“I would like to office of public Prosecutor has paid attention to the other participants in the process of illegal hunting that are installed in the course of the hearing, and assessed their actions. I should add that the dead tigress gave us invaluable experience which in 2017 helped in the rescue of the cub, nicknamed the Saihan,” — said the Director of the far Eastern branch of the Center “Amur tiger” Sergei Aramilev.

Wounded Saihan found in mid-January in Pozharsky district of Primorsky Krai, in serious condition was taken to the Center of rehabilitation and reintroduction of tigers and other rare animals in Alekseevka village, where veterinarians fought for his life.

The police opened a criminal case. For reliable information about the circumstances of the incident, environmentalists have appointed the award in 150 thousand roubles. It was reported that tiger had a damaged eye and the bones of the skull. It has successfully operated on 25 Jan, now the beast is on the mend.