KOTA KINABALU: Three people were arrested for selling illegal wild meat at the weekly Nabawan tamu.
A total of 160kgs of meat were confiscated by a team from the Sabah Wildlife Department from the suspects.
The department raided the market after receiving complaints of the place being a hotbed for wild meat believed to have come from hunters who encroach protected forests.
Illegal wild meat sold at the market in Kota Kinabalu. Pix by Roy Goh
Tourism, Culture and Environment minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun warned the government will not compromise those involved in illegal wildlife trade and hunting.