Two elderly people detained who were hunting near houses in Monte Ruivo (Alte)

Men have been caught hunting where it's not allowed

Two elderly people, aged 74 and 75, who were hunting less than 250 meters from houses, were arrested this Sunday, 3 October, in Monte Ruivo (Alte), municipality of Loulé. 

The men were caught hunting in “non hunting ground”, where this exercise is not allowed.

After conducting a search of the suspects, two 12 caliber firearms, 39 12 caliber cartridges, two hunter's letters and two firearm logs were seized.

The detainees were made a defendant and the facts were referred to the Judicial Court of Loulé.