Johor police revoke gun licences of 823 folks in uncover to curb illegal hunting
JOHOR BAHRU: The firearm licences of 823 folks were revoked so as to manipulate poaching within the affirm.
While issuing a stern warning, Johor police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay acknowledged the recent technique used to be taken to warn firearms licence holders to follow the law and to not abuse the licence.
“Police will propose the revocation of licences of eight firearm holders and one licence belonging to a security company for breach of prerequisites,” he acknowledged at a press convention at the Johor police contingent headquarters here, this evening.
Moreover most accepted used to be the affirm Johor Flora and fauna and National Parks (Perhilitan) director Salman Saaban.
At the an identical time, the Johor Flora and fauna Division (Perhilitan) has not issued any hunting permits to any occasion this year, he added.
In a connected topic, six illegal hunters had been detained in ‘Ops Khazanah Bersepadu’ a joint operation by the affirm police and the Johor Flora and fauna Division in four raids in Kluang, Pontian and Kulai, since Nov 21.
Ayob Khan acknowledged the suspects, passe between 22 and 57 years, had been detained below Share 8 (a) of the Weapons Act 1960 and Share 60 (1) of the Flora and fauna Conservation Act 2010.
Moreover seized within the raid had been 10 homemade firearms, 110 are dwelling ammunition, two prolonged machetes, 10 forms of animals in cages including civets, monkeys, parrots and parakeets, as nicely as deer head trophies, electric noticed machines, grinding machines, deer parts, carcass of suspected wildfowl and various diversified items. — Bernama