A man in Bali with the initials K (33) had to deal with the police after hunting for a protected species of deer in the West Bali National Park (TNBB). He was arrested by the Buleleng Resort Police (Polres) together with the Forestry Police (Polhut) when officers held a routine patrol in the forest of Sumberklampok Village, TNBB area. "The Buleleng Police are handling the alleged crime of poaching protected animals in the West Bali National Park," said Buleleng Police Chief, AKBP Andrian Pramudianto in a written statement, Monday (4/10/2021).
Prisoners in Bali beat their cellmates in Karangasem Prison Andrian said, last Wednesday (29/9/2021), the Buleleng Police Satreskrim received information from TNBB officers that someone was hunting protected animals. After receiving this information, the Satreskrim Polres Buleleng together with Polhut officers carried out investigations and patrols in the TNBB area.
On the same day, at around 18.15 WITA in the Prapat Agung Forest in the TNBB area, Sumberklampok Village, Gerokgak District, officers found a motorbike in the forest area. Feeling suspicious, the team then checked. After that, the team found the owner of the motorbike carrying a rifle. After being checked, the person had brought the prey in the form of an animal deer that was already in the form of flesh along with its bones and head. "Due to this incident, the joint team immediately secured the perpetrators and took them to the Buleleng Police Station," he said. Read also: Bimtek title in Bali, PAN invites Anies, Emil, and Khofifah to be presenters From the arrest, the police secured a number of evidences in the form of two deer skulls, a machete blade, an air rifle equipped with a silencer and a telescope. In addition, the police also confiscated two whistles to summon deer, a Honda Supra X motorcycle with license plate number DK-7362-UI, ten rounds of 55 caliber air rifle ammunition, and five kilograms of deer meat.
The perpetrator has now been named a suspect and is being held at the Buleleng Police Rutan for the next 20 days. "The suspect is subject to Article 40 paragraph 2 in conjunction with Article 21 paragraph 2 in conjunction with Article 33 paragraph 3 of the RI Law No. 5 of 1990 concerning KSDAE, threatened with a maximum imprisonment of 5 years and a maximum fine of Rp. 100 million rupiah," he concluded. Get selected news updates and breaking news every day from Kompas.com. Let's join the Telegram group "Kompas.com News Update",