The Environment Authority stated that judicial control officers in Dhahirah governorate, in cooperation with Royal Oman Police (ROP), arrested a number of people who had announced the sale of firewood and some types of birds and wild animals over the Internet.
They had not obtained permission from the authority to do so.
The Environment Authority said the action was in conflict with Article No 14 of the Natural Reserves and Wildlife Law issued by Royal Decree No 6/2003.
The accused were referred to judicial authorities, added the authority.
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