A 31-year-old Santa Flora housewife has been arrested and 28-yellow-headed parrots seized by officers of the South Western Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the district.
The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. Neville Adams, supervised by Sgt. Shaeed Ali, and including a party of game wardens attached to the Forestry Division’s South Patrol, was conducted between 12 noon and 3 pm on Tuesday.
During the exercise, the officers executed a search warrant at the Savannah Road, Santa Flora home of the suspect, where they discovered and subsequently seized the birds, which are protected species.
The woman who was in the house at the time of the exercise, was arrested in connection with the finds.