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Man arrested in Sulaimani for illegal hunting: police

  2021-03-17  | 
 Zhyan News Network
Collective images of two hunters posing for photos one with a rabbit and the other with a hawk caught in unknown areas.
 Zhyan News Network

SULAIMANI – Sulaimani’s Environment and Forest Police arrested a man for hunting animal and then posting their barbaric photos on social media.

The man, not identified in the police statement, has been held in detention by Tanjaro Forest Police and will be brought to justice over illegal hunting of wild animals.

“The officers and employees at the forest police department relentlessly and always protect the environment of the Kurdistan Region and prevent the infringements,” said Sulaimani’s Environment and Forest Police in a statement.

Sulaimani’s Environment and Forest Police said there was a surge in illegal hunting, including of endangered animals and rare birds.

“Unfortunately there are still some people who exceed their wants and hunt down wild animals and birds,” the statement read.

(Zhyan English)