Quezon City, July 10 (PIA) — Authorities in Dumaran, Palawan are preparing charges against two men caught in possession of dead sea turtle.
Seventy pieces of sea turtles, individually wrapped in plastic and sacks, were recovered by elements of the Dumaran Municipal Police Station and Bantay Dumaran from suspects Rico Gonzales Jr. and Kim Aristotiles.
The suspects were intercepted during an early morning sea operation in Barangay Bacao.
Report said that, allegedly, the suspect’s cargo came from Barangay Maytegued in Taytay town, for delievery somewhere in Balabac, another town in Palawan.
The boat and the cargo are now in the custody of the Dumaran Municipal Police Station. (LP/Dumaran Municipal Police Station)