A 45-year-old fish breeder suffered RM15,000 losses when his pond of Tilapia fishes was poisoned

Malaysia: Fish breeder suffers RM15,000 losses after pond is poisoned
By Sylvia Looi, 30th March 2016;

A 45-year-old fish breeder suffered losses of RM15,000 when his pond full of Tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) fish was poisoned.

District police chief Assistant Commissioner Harith Kam Abdullah said a water sample and the dead fish had been sent to the Chemist Department for tests.

“The operator, whose pond is located at Taman Simpang Bersatu at Aulong here, had lodged a report on the matter on Monday,” he said here today.

The case is being investigated under Section 428 of the Penal Code for mischief against animals, added Kam.

“We have identified several suspects and will be picking them up soon to assist in investigations,” he said.

Those with information on the matter are urged to contact the nearest police station.

Source: New Straits Times

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