Eight more arrested for poaching under Op Khazanah, bringing total detained to 46

Published on 12 Nov 2019 3:23:54 PM

Police and enforcers from the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) have arrested eight more men under Op Khazanah, bringing the total number of arrests to 46.

Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Deputy Director, Comm Datuk Zainal Abidin Kasim said in the latest phase, five local men and three foreigners were caught on suspicion of poaching in forests in Johor, Kelantan and Kedah.

Comm Zainal said authorities will also investigate methods used by the alleged poachers to gain entry into Malaysia and its forests.