THREE MEN ARRESTED FOR KILLING A SEA TURTLE IN GRAND BASSA
Buchanan, Grand Bassa – Three fishermen of Barconie Community in Grand Bassa have been arrested by the Liberian National Police for killing a leatherback Sea turtle in Grand Bassa County.
The animal is listed as one of several protected wildlife species in Liberia by the Forestry Development Authority (FDA).
The suspects were arrested on Saturday, June 18, and turned over to the Liberia National Police (LNP) for investigation.
According to the reports, the culprits admitted that although they are not aware that it was unlawful to kill the animal, they could not let it go because of its economic value.
The names of the three individuals have been withheld by the Liberian National Police as Investigation is ongoing.
Details coming soon…
By: Ablee-Jay TV staff