Illegal Hunters Arrested in National Park

 | Tue 27 Oct 2015 05:37 ICT

CityNews – Officials in the Sri Lanna National Park arrested two men who were hunting animals in the park without permission.

hunters arrested

60-year-old Duangdee Lapuangkham and 45-year-old Paiboon Intawong, both from Phrao district, were arrested after officials stopped their bike an searched the two men following a tip off that some people were illegally hunting in the area.

They seized a gun with bullets, squirrel carcases, a knife and a flashlight. They also seized the motorcycle as evidence.

The two men admitted to hunting without the correct permits. They now await prosecution.