A 45 year old woman from the Nicosia district was fined €10,000 on Thursday after police found nine live hares in a cage in the garden of her home.
The out of court fine was imposed under Cyprus’ legislation on the protection of wild birds and game. The hares were discovered after police acted on a search warrant and searched her home.
The hares were handed over to the Game Service. Kokkinotrimithia police station is investigating.