In Volyn, in the forestry enclosure, unknown people shot seven fallow deer doe, the press service of the National Police of the region said.
On Monday, December 2, after 13:00, the police received a message that on the night of December 2, unidentified persons shot dead seven female fallow deer in the enclosure of the Vorotnovsky forestry in the Lutsk region.
At the scene there is an investigative-operational group, a police forensic laboratory. It is noted that foresters found dead animals this morning when they arrived to feed them.
Police officers examined the scene of the incident and interviewed forestry officers. In order to establish the time and causes of the death of animals, their bodies will be sent to a forensic medical examination.
Previously, investigators qualify this incident on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Art. 248 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. This is an illegal hunt. The sanction of this article provides for a fine of 1.7 thousand UAH to 3.4 thousand UAH or community service for a period of 160 to 200 hours, or restriction of liberty for a period of up to three years, with confiscation of guns and hunting equipment and all mined.