Law enforcement officers of the Altai Territory detained a local resident with illegally caught fish, the violator faces a large fine. This was reported on May 13 by the Altapress portal.
The car of a 30-year-old man was stopped by traffic police officers during a patrol to check documents. In the trunk of the car there were more than 150 breams and chebak caught from the local river.
“With his deliberate actions, the attacker caused damage to the aquatic biological resources of the Russian Federation in the amount of almost 90 thousand rubles,” the police noted.
The offender pleaded guilty. A fishing net, a car and a rubber boat were confiscated from him.
In the rivers of the Altai Territory until May 20 and on lakes until May 25, there is a ban on movement in water bodies on motor boats. You can only fish from the shore with a fishing rod.
In the Kamchatka Territory, on May 12, a sentence was passed against two local residents accused of illegally catching pink salmon. The men will be charged damages in the amount of 2.5 million rubles.