Russian citizen Andrei jestkova detained on the Indonesian island of Bali. He is accused of attempting to smuggle an orangutan. This was announced on Saturday, March 23.
Russians detained at the airport during the passage of the baggage. Two-year animal drink sleeping pills and shoved it in the suitcase. The drug is also found among the belongings of a passenger.
Himself 27-year-old Andrew reported that he received a monkey as a gift from a friend.
This situation was commented by the official representative of the Russian Embassy in Jakarta Denis Tatushin.
“Russian diplomats received a notification about the incident, is currently the head of the consular Department are versed in the incident,” he said.
The Indonesian law States that for such actions is punishable with fines and imprisonment. So, for the illegal export of wild animals outside the state to Jestkova is threatened by imprisonment for up to 5 years and a fine in the amount of 7 thousand dollars.
Destruction of habitats of orangutans has led to the fact that this species is endangered in the wild. Previously, they were found throughout Southeast Asia, however, currently preserved only in Borneo and Sumatra. Their number is critical.
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