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RM50,000 fine or jail for having bear parts

Kota Kinabalu: A local rubber tapper was jailed two years and fined RM50,000 or six months' jail for having body parts of Malayan sun bears without permit.Sessions Court Judge Ainul Shahrin Mohamad handed the sentence to Jupilin Mojungkat, 41, after he changed his plea to guilty to the charge against him.


Jupilin was found to have four bear paws and one gall bladder at 11.45am on Aug 20, 2016 at the KK 56 Food Court in Asia City, here.


The body parts of the endangered species is fully protected under the Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997.


http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=125603


(6 July 2018)

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