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Poachers arrested in central province

Update: March, 11/2013 - 09:42

HCM CITY (VNS)— A group of poachers from Ha Noi have been arrested in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue, a spokesman for the local police Department said last Saturday.

Tran Dinh Nga, 52, and Tran Dung Tien, 42, of Ha Dong town, Nguyen Huy Dung, 42, of Dong Da District and Tran Anh Dung, 39, of Thanh Xuan District were arrested at the house of Nguyen The Tam in Huong Tra township. Tam, 43, was also arrested.

Six shotguns with 380 cartridges, the carcass of a deer, and a car with a Ha Noi licence number were also seized from the house, the police said. The poachers said they came by car from Ha Noi on March 2 to hunt wildlife in the mountainous Huong Tra area.

The police are set to file charges. — VNS

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