Residents of Khabarovsk territory is suspected of killing a tiger

Resident of Vyazemsky district of Khabarovsk Krai is suspected of murdering females red book Amur tiger, the press service of the regional Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

According to authorities, 44-year-old previously convicted man in may 2020, while illegal hunting was killed the tiger and kept the carcass in his house in the village of sealskin. In the future, the man took parts of the carcass in Khabarovsk for sale and managed to sell the head, hide and paws of the animal.

According to preliminary estimates, the suspect killed a female tiger by the age of 3-5 years. In fact the incident a criminal case of illegal production and trafficking of especially valuable wild animals, to the man threatens till 4 years of imprisonment.