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

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry is considering amending the Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 to make the killing of fully protected animals as a strict liability offence. If approved, the burden of proof will be ...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 ...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 »

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

KOTA KINABALU: A man from Semporna was arrested today over suspected turtle-poaching activities. The arrest came about following the discovery of numerous mutilated green sea turtle carcasses in Pulau Bum Bum, off Semporna last week.and more »

More dead turtles found in Sabah - The Malaysian Insight

MORE dead turtles were found floating in Sabah, last night, just days after a similar find on an island near the state's east coast. Workers of a scuba diving company found eight turtle carcasses floating in the sea off Mabul Island near Semporna ...and more »

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

PETALING JAYA: The Sabah Wildlife Department has arrested one person in connection with the massive killing of green turtles in Sabah's east coast. Department director Augustine Tuuga said the suspect was arrested on Monday afternoon and he hopes ...and more »

Sabah mulls strict liability for wildlife poachers - The Malaysian Insight

WILDLIFE poachers will have to prove their innocence under strict liability rules that Sabah is planning to introduce in the state's Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997. The burden of proof will no longer lie with prosecuting officers who have faced ...and more »