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23 year old man fined €23,000 for illegal hunting

January 9, 2019 at 10:16am
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A 23 year old man has been fined €23,000 for hunting in a prohibited area, using a silencer and hunting during the night.

He and a 62 year old were spotted by the game service sitting in a parked car in the Mandria area on Tuesday night.

Game service officials searched their car where they found a rifle with a silencer and two buckets with 29 freshly killed wood pigeons and one song thrush.

During questioning the 23 year said he was responsible and that the 62 year old was just accompanying him.