Investigators in Buryatia opened a criminal case against a municipal deputy, who is suspected of illegal hunting in the state reserve and killing female deer, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti the regional Souskiou.
Suspects, except deputy municipality "Bilyutayskoe" are also his two friends.
"Investigators believe that a deputy with two villagers fall of 2012 illegally hunted down and shot a female deer in the state reserve" Altacheysky ", despite the fact that the shooting of animals in nature reserves is strictly prohibited", — he said.
Men butchered and divided the meat of an animal, and then tried to escape, but were caught, according to investigators.
Damage to Preserve $ 175 thousand. Suspects reimburse him. The case against them filed under "Illegal hunting a group of persons by prior agreement." Deputy and his alleged accomplices faces two years in prison.