The Phuket News Novosti Phuket Khao Phuket

Login | Create Account | Search


Parrotfish poaching Chinese tourist fined B100,000

Parrotfish poaching Chinese tourist fined B100,000

PHUKET: An officer from Chalong Police Station has confirmed to The Phuket News today that the Chinese tourist who was arrested for poaching parrotfish at Koh Racha Yai on Wednesday (Jan 25) has been fined B100,000 for his actions.

animalscrimeenvironmentnatural-resourcespolicemarine
By Yutthawat Lekmak

Friday 27 January 2017, 05:41PM


Huang was taken to Chalong Police Station after being caught poaching the parrotfish on Koh Racha Yai, Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

Huang was taken to Chalong Police Station after being caught poaching the parrotfish on Koh Racha Yai, Photo: Eakkapop Thongtub

Lt Sakkarin Sangjaroen of the Chalong Police told The Phuket News today (Jan 27) that the man, Huang Yongjia, 35, who had two baby parrotfish in a plastic bottle (see story here) was charged with illegally removing marine life from coral reef areas.

He has been fined B100,000 for his actions,” Lt Sakkarin said.

Comment on this story

* Please login to comment. If you do not have an account please register below by simply entering a username, password and email address. You can still leave your comment below at the same time.

CAPTCHA

Kurt | 28 January 2017 - 11:28:09

PhuketSam:

Yes, you put it 'mildly' very straight forward. Yes, you got the right picture!

Think about this:
--- A van driver is member of the Phuket transport mafia that rules Phuket. 
The non law enforcing Phuket police is helpful in not charging.
Just 'mediate' and collect.
Any other explanation?

---The Chinese tourist is just a foreigner, easy to empty his pocket b...

PhuketSam | 28 January 2017 - 11:07:13

SO let me get this straight... A van driver destroys a house, kills 3 passengers, injures 6 others and is fined 150,000 Baht and has yet to be charged.

Apparently the lives of two baby parrot fish have the same value as a human life.

Discover Thainess | 27 January 2017 - 20:36:30

Wow - people have been fined less for causing death by dangerous driving! 

 

Have a news tip-off? Click here

 

Phuket community
No Phuket lockdown, but stronger control measures to be enforced

As the police simply don't patrol, it would be a good idea to set up a hotline for citizens/expa...(Read More)


No Phuket lockdown, but stronger control measures to be enforced

Phuket as 'Red Zone' province should be by now in partial lock downs. EOC Registration bla b...(Read More)


US pauses J&J vaccine in blow to global immunisation drive

Sure Kurt, after using the world population as Guinea pigs for trial Phase 3 for an exaggerated glob...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

Neurological symptoms are clearly affiliated with the Flu, you are directed to an article from CDC, ...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

La, not at the rates of Covid, and the neurological symptoms are not affiliated with influenza. This...(Read More)


US pauses J&J vaccine in blow to global immunisation drive

Birth control pills (sold over the counter in Thailand) have a much higher rated of clotting- altho...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

Lung damage Christy, I am sure you are aware of the fact that this is as well a possible permanent r...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

It;s not just death, it's serious illness and over loaded hoppitals with lingering or possible ...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

And by the way, are you aware of this one ? 'The CDC said that 94 percent of deaths relating to ...(Read More)


Region health chief to ask Phuket to roll out lockdown measures

Agree with you Kurt, Thai testing ratio is very low, hence there are more cases in Thailand than rec...(Read More)