Army will be fined R $ 40 thousand per ounce of death in ManausFine was imposed by Ipaam; animal was not allowed to be displayed.
The Institute of Amazonas Environmental Protection (Ipaam) said on Thursday (7) the technical report on the death of the jaguar Juma, killed during the Olympic torch relay in Manaus, it was finished. The agency determined fine of R $ 40 thousand to the Army for failures in procedures that resulted in the animal slaughter. The Army can use.
The jaguar, who was mascot of the 1st Jungle Infantry Battalion (TO), He was killed by a soldier on 20 of June, after exposure at the event. She was shot after escaping the leash that bound and advance against a military. The case occurred when it was transported to the cage.
According to Ipaam, the fine reaches the Amazon Military Command (CMA), 1st BIS and War Instruction Center in Selva (CIGS).
The Ipaam reported that the CMA was booked at $ 5 thousand to contribute to the use of a specimen of native wildlife without the authorization of the competent environmental agency. The CIGS was booked at $ R 5 thousand to use the animal without authorization from the competent environmental agency. While 1a received three fines: a R $ 5 thousand for transporting the animal without authorization, another R $ 5 thousand to keep it in captivity without proper authorization; and another R $ 20 billion to build and operate fauna mantenedouro without the license of the environmental agency.
The fines are based on the Environmental Crimes Law 9.605/ 1998 and not Decree 6.514/2008.
The coach Ipaam report will be sent to the Federal Public Ministry (MPF) so that appropriate action is taken. The Ipaam also says that the CMA has been notified of breaches.
“The fined will 20 days to present a defense and, after that time, They may resort to Ipaam and the State Council for the Environment”, She informed the agency.
The technical report pointed out that were made four attempts to sedate the animal on the run, It is targeted with only one of the darts.
“What happened in the incident was one of the carabiners, a metal frame that held the leash loosened, by presenting a failure. At this time she escaped handlers. We have the autopsy report that says they were given the shots in the frontal region. It was not that the animal escaped and shot behind. He (or animal) I was running toward the person who shot ", said Fauna manager Ipaam, Marcelo Garcia, through advice.
The money from the fines will go to the State Environmental Fund which uses the resources to promote various environmental initiatives in the Amazon, to purchase equipment, recovery areas, degraded and monitoring projects.
The Fauna Management of Ipaam pointed out that six ounces of CIGS are all with chips and the proper permits from the environmental agency.
Amazon Military Command- CMA:
fined in 5.000,00 (five thousand reais) by competing for the use of a (01) specimen of native wildlife without the authorization of the competent environmental agency.
Warfare Training Center in Selva - CIGS:
fined in 5.000,00 (five thousand reais) By using a (01) specimen of native wildlife without the authorization of the competent environmental agency.
1Th Infantry Battalion of Jungle (Aeromóvel) – 1º BIS Amv:
fined in 5.000,00 (five thousand reais) by carrying a (01) specimen of native wildlife without the authorization of the competent environmental agency.
fined in 5.000,00 (five thousand reais) by having one captive (01) specimen of native wildlife without the authorization of the competent environmental agency.
fined in 20.000,00 (twenty thousand reais) to build and operate mantenedouro native wildlife without a license from the competent environmental agency.