4 Arrested for Selling Body Parts of Endangered Animals

Authors: 
Satriastanti F. E.
Document Type: 
Media
Citation: 
Satriastanti F. E. (2009, February 13). 4 Arrested for Selling Body Parts of Endangered Animals. The Jakarta Globe [online]. Available. http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/city/article/9809.html [2009, February 20]
Year Published: 
2009
Type Work: 
News Release
Availability: 
online
Location of Project: 
jakarta ; indonesia
Language: 
english
Country: 
indonesia
Url: 
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/city/article/9809.html
Bushmeat Asian Type: 
Wildlife Trade
Keywords: 
indonesia ; illegal wildlife trade ; tiger ; leopard ; elephant ; ivory ; bear ; Jakarta Police
Abstract: 
Four traders from Rawa Bening market in Jatinegara, East Jakarta, were arrested on Thursday for selling body parts of endangered animals, an activist said on Friday. The arrest was carried out by officials from the Forestry Ministry, the Natural Resources and Environment Task Force of the Jakarta Police, the Special Response Police Forest Task Force and Wildlife Forum, an umbrella organization for nongovernmental groups that promote environmental causes.
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