511 kilograms of caviar, which was found at the end of October in a hearse in the Khabarovsk region, were destroyed by a tractor on Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to Sprotyv.info.
“Russia’s Khabarovsk region court ruled a decision to destroy 511 kilograms of caviar of sturgeon fish seized from the car of ritual services,” – said the official representative of the Interior Ministry of Russia Elena Alekseeva.
Earlier it was reported that on October 27, traffic police officers of Khabarovsk region stopped for speeding a hearse. The driver claimed that he was transporting the body of a dead woman from the village of Mayak, Nanai district to Khabarovsk. Police found 511 kilograms of caviar in the coffin. Police launched a criminal case under article “illegal production and trafficking of valuable wild animals and aquatic biological resources.” The driver and his mate were arrested.