Sunday 20 October, 2019

Man fined $10K for possession of two yellow crown parrots

One man has been fined for the illegal possession of two parrots after he appeared in court for the offence on Tuesday.

Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat took to Facebook to share details of the incident.

He said on Monday afternoon, a vehicle was intercepted in Gran Chemin, Moruga and two yellow crown parrots were found inside a cardboard box in the trunk of the vehicle.

Rajiv Nanoosingh was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.

He was fined $10,000 or in default will serve four months hard labour.

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