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Man arrested over mutilation of green sea turtles in Sabah - New Straits Times Online

Sea turtle carcasses found floating in the waters near Pulau Mabul in Semporna on Saturday. By OLIVIA MIWIL - October 2, 2017 @ 10:12pm. KOTA KINABALU: A man from Semporna was arrested today over suspected turtle-poaching activities. The arrest came ...and more »

Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 may be amended to make killing fully protected animals a strict liability offence - New Straits Times Online

Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun said the normal law of evidence in criminal law at the moment is the prosecutors have to prove an accused has committed a wrongdoing. Pix by Malai Rosmah Tuah. By AVILA GERALDINE ...and more »

Turtles allegedly killed for exotic meat - The Borneo Post

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Wildlife Department is investigating claims that sea turtles have been killed recently to supply tourists' demand for exotic meats in Sabah. However, Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun ...and more »

Wildlife dept probing seven gutted carcasses near Pulau Mabul - The Star Online

Facebook user Ridwan Abdul Razak shared photos of the seven dead turtles he found floating in the waters near Pulau Mabul at about 11.20pm on Saturday. They were similar to those found near Pulau Bum Bum in Semporna earlier last week, with their flesh ...and more »

Turtle-poaching in Sabah islands: Man remanded - Free Malaysia Today

KOTA KINABALU: Investigations into the suspected turtle-poaching activity on Pulau Bum Bum have led to the arrest of a male suspect, aged 60, in Kg Pantau-Pantau today. Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga, in a statement, said they had ...and more »

Fisherman nabbed for turtle slaughter - Malay Mail Online

The photo that first went viral shows eight or so butchered turtle carcasses sprawled on a beach on Bum Bum island off Semporna last Tuesday. KOTA KINABALU, Oct 2 — Authorities here arrested a fisherman and said today they are looking for other ...and more »

More turtle carcasses found floating at sea, this time near Mabul island - New Straits Times Online

SEMPORNA: Another seven turtle carcasses, with their stomach exposed, were found floating in waters near the popular Mabul island, last night. The 10pm discovery was made by a group of islanders, who pulled the carcasses to a secluded area away from a ...and more »

Wan Junaidi: 'Hunt animal poachers down' - The Star Online

PETALING JAYA: No effort must be spared in bringing the wildlife poachers behind the senseless killings of Bornean pygmy elephants and turtles to justice, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (pic). "The Ministry strongly urges the Sabah ...and more »

Sabah Wildlife arrest a person in killing turtles on Pulau Bum-Bum - The Sun Daily

Sabah Wildlife Department confirmed the discovery of several dead turtles along the shores of Pulau Bum-Bum, Semporna on Sept 28, 2017. — BBX. PETALING JAYA: The Sabah Wildlife Department has arrested one person in connection with the massive killing ...and more »

Ministry to help Wildlife Dept track down offenders - The Borneo Post

PUTRAJAYA: Horrified by the blatant lack of regard for the wildlife, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry is ready to help the Sabah Wildlife Department to track down those perpetrators who recently killed sea turtles and wildlife on Pulau ...and more »