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Man trying to sell snow leopard skins in Osh city detained

An attempt to illegally sell three snow leopard skins was suppressed. The State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

A citizen planned to sell three skins of snow leopards in Osh city for $ 4,500, which he acquired from citizens of Tajikistan.

The man was caught red-handed.

Materials were registered on the grounds of a crime under Article 293 (destruction of animals and plants included in the List of endangered species) of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Pre-trial proceedings are ongoing to establish all the circumstances and identify accomplices.