African poachers swam to the island and got hit by a bullet

On Sakhalin gave chase with shooting for the vessel illegally caught crab in Russian waters under the flag of Tanzania, told RIA Novosti the regional border Department of the FSB.

Violators were detained. “On Board was discovered 17 tons of frozen crab products and profit,” — said the Agency.

The regional court decided on the confiscation of the vessel, the home port of which is Zanzibar. Company owner also faces a fine in the amount of 2.7 million rubles.

Tanzanian company, as the investigators suggest, existed only on paper. And in fact, the ship used by the international criminal gang, and he was detained in 2013. Then it was registered in the Russian register under the name “Zhonkier” and was attributed to port Nevelsk. In 2016, the ship was sold to the Panamanian company, after which he lost it.

In January in the southern part of the Okhotsk sea off Sakhalin island detained the ship Oyster under the flag of Togolese Republic, violated the state border of Russia.