Police arrest killer of wild animals in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

January 08, 2024

Police in Lam Dong Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands region, have detained a man who shot dead endangered wild animals of various species, used their meat for food, and soaked their genitals with alcohol in jars. Some of the 43 parts of the endangered wild animals killed by Ha Van Suoi in forests in Lam Dong Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands region. At the end of each hunting day, Suoi carried the killed wild animals home, where he processed their meat and bones into food, while immersing their legs and genitals in jars filled with alcohol. Endangered wild animals are strictly protected in Vietnam under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to which the country has been party since 1994. Pursuant to Vietnam’s Penal Code, transporting, trading, capturing or killing wild animals or parts thereof is a criminal offense punishable by six months to 12 years in prison.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News