36 green turtles confiscated

36 green turtles were confiscated on on the 11th of July on the beach of Serangan. The turtles are still alive and will be released to their natural habit soon. A wooden boat was unloaded in the night and caught the attention of the police. The captain Muhalim and 6 crew members were arrested. The perpetrators claimed to have captured those green turtles from the sea waters of Kerajakan. The plan was to hand over the turtles to a man named Muhayat who lives in Serangan. This deed violates the law concerning conservation of biological natural resources and their ecosystems. Green turtles are considered as protected animals.

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