The court of Yakutia has fined three men for the brutal murder of a bear

© Fotolia / Sebastian DudaВ the courtroom. Archival photoThe court of Yakutia has fined three men for the brutal murder of a bear© Fotolia / Sebastian Duda

The court of Yakutia sentenced three men charged for the brutal murder of the bear, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday the senior assistant to the head of the regional SU RF IC on media relations Nadezhda Dvoretskaya.

In December 2016 in the Internet appeared the video, which the bear crushed two cars «Ural». The video caused indignation of users of social networks. After killing the bear the men loaded the carcass of the animal in the car, was taken to the camp and shares, has eaten. Check on this fact was carried out by the police, Prosecutor’s office, investigation Department and the Ministry of nature protection of the Republic. Criminal case, in December 2017, it was transferred to the court.

As noted by Butler, in the course of the investigation it was changed with «animal abuse» with «illegal hunting with causing of a large damage, with application of a mechanical vehicle.» This decision was made by investigators after studying the materials.

«The court found the workers guilty under article «illegal hunting». The prisoners pleaded guilty, realised his action and sincerely repented of his actions. The court appointed them to fines from six to seven thousand rubles. In addition, they during the investigation and compensated the damage caused to the nature», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to her, the size of damage to nature determined the Ministry. Each of the prisoners paid 30 thousand roubles on account of compensation of damage. Dvoretskaya said that for each of the convicts it was a significant amount.