Various species of wild bird trapping, including nets, metal stakes, live and killed wild birds, were confiscated yesterday from an orchard in the Community of Avgorou.
According to the Police, yesterday morning members of the MMAD poaching squad investigated, with written consent, an orchard in a rural area in Avgorou, which belongs to a 26-year-old from Sotira.
During the search, six wild bird trapping nets, 23 metal stakes, 8 killed wild birds, 54 live wild birds were found and confiscated, two car batteries, a digital car radio, an audio amplifier, a radio transmitter, a radio transmitter were released. two memory devices for computers (usb) and a 30 meter long cable.
The 26-year-old was arrested and taken to the Deryneia Police Station, where he was charged in writing and released.
In addition, members of the Thera Service, located in a rural area in Avgorou, 66 years old from the same community, chasing wild birds with prohibited means of capture.
A wild bird catch net and a mimicry machine were confiscated.
The 66-year-old was taken to the Xylofagou Police Station, where he was charged in writing and released.