The Police this morning, at around 7.00, caught two hunters who shortly before were seen shooting at birds by CABS members in Ħal Far. Currently, the hunting season is closed.
In a statement, CABS welcomed the immediate action by ALE police members who, it added, managed to catch the hunters while they were in the fields near the airport, in an area known as Misraħ Ħlantun.
CABS organisation said that two shotguns were equipped by a silencer so that shots are not heard, which is illegal. It stated that the Police confiscated the shotguns on site, together with a bird caller.
Criminal proceeding are expected to be taken against the two hunters.