On February 24, the police of Yajiang forest police station of Forest Public Security Bureau of Dechang County received a call from the masses saying that there were villagers in Langba village of tielu town who installed nets to catch birds and asked the Forest Public Security Bureau to investigate and deal with them. Yajiang forest police station immediately rushed to the village of Langba, tielu Town, where they found a suspected dead bird, 26 other birds and 33 bats.
After investigation, the suspect Yang, in order to prevent birds and bats from damaging the loquat garden when he was managing the loquat garden for the second brother, was not allowed to install sunshade nets, fishing nets and sticky nets in the garden since 2002, which were used to catch wild animals and eat wild animals including bats. Yang claimed that animal novel coronavirus pneumonia was not allowed to eat, trade and gift the wild animal captured, but did not destroy the captured wildlife.
After the case happened, the Forest Public Security Bureau of Dechang County reported to the epidemic prevention department of Dechang County that 33 dead bats had been destroyed by the relevant departments, and the site for destroying bats had been disinfected.
The police in charge of the case said that Yangs act violated the provisions of the second paragraph of article 341 of the criminal law of the peoples Republic of China and was suspected of committing the crime of illegal hunting. At present, the suspect Yang has been isolated at home for epidemic prevention and control observation.