On 15 September 2018, the employees of Biodiversity Supervision Department of Environmental and Mining Inspection recorded a case of poaching during their inspection.
As it turned out, three residents of Ararat Region explicitly poached in the administrative area of Chkalovka community Gegharkounik Region. The investigation showed these people poached 3 corncrakes red listed in Armenia, while their hunting is completely banned. Besides that, they hunted more common quail that it is statutory set causing damage of 316,000 AMD to the state. According to the Criminal Investigation Department, a criminal case has been initiated.
14:21 October 15, 2018