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Misdemeanors doubled from 571 to 1,760 and felony doubled from 17 to 35, according to environmental police.

The environmental problems of misdemeanor and felony recorded a major leap in 2021, tripled from 571 to 1760 for misdemeanor and doubled from 17 to 35 for felony.

Environmental incidents (misdemeanor and felony) registered by the Environmental Police over the past five years showed a record increase last year. There were 1,760 misdemeanors compared to 571 in 2020, 537 in 2019, 264 in 2018, and 366 in 2017. There were 35 criminal cases recorded last year, compared to 17 in 2020, 27 in 2019, 10 in 2018, and 34 in 2017.

Security sources told Arrai that environmental police are making great efforts to stop recklessness and monitor environmental law violations on land and at sea by placing security guards in various parts of the country. Told. — Serious and misdemeanor.

Violators in the case of felony face imprisonment of up to 3 years or a fine of more than 3,000 dinars, and violators in the case of misdemeanor face imprisonment of less than 3 years or a fine of less than 3,000 dinars. I confirmed.

Sources say that the environmental police belonging to the Ministry of the Interior work closely with the authorities to monitor and receive all reports, control those who attempt to harm the environment, and issue citations. He emphasized that he is cooperating with. , Emphasize that there is zero tolerance in this regard.

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