Two arrested for possession of dead birds

Police sources confirmed with Newsbook.com.mt that a father and son have been arrested after the discovery of dead birds and embalming materials found in Ħal Balzan on 19th September.

The find uncovered 12 dead birds amongst which a protected Honey buzzard indicating that all the birds have been shot during this hunting season. The father and son are known to organise hunting trips to Africa and they are already known to justice as four years ago they were prosecuted for possession of protected eagles.