Johor police revoke gun licences of 823 folk in say to curb unlawful attempting
JOHOR BAHRU: The firearm licences of 823 folk have been revoked in sing to manipulate poaching within the explain.
Whereas issuing a stern warning, Johor police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the new map was taken to warn firearms licence holders to follow the law and no longer to abuse the licence.
“Police will propose the revocation of licences of eight firearm holders and one licence belonging to a security firm for breach of stipulations,” he said at a press convention on the Johor police contingent headquarters right here, this evening.
Also tell was the explain Johor Wildlife and Nationwide Parks (Perhilitan) director Salman Saaban.
On the identical time, the Johor Wildlife Division (Perhilitan) has no longer issued any attempting permits to any occasion this year, he added.
In a associated subject, six unlawful hunters had been detained in ‘Ops Khazanah Bersepadu’ a joint operation by the explain police and the Johor Wildlife Division in four raids in Kluang, Pontian and Kulai, since Nov 21.
Ayob Khan said the suspects, frail between 22 and 57 years, had been detained under Allotment 8 (a) of the Weapons Act 1960 and Allotment 60 (1) of the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010.
Also seized within the raid had been 10 house made firearms, 110 stay ammunition, two long machetes, 10 sorts of animals in cages including civets, monkeys, parrots and parakeets, as effectively as deer head trophies, electrical saw machines, grinding machines, deer facets, carcass of suspected wildfowl and varied assorted items. — Bernama