Police vow to track down tourist over starfish

Police vow to track down tourist over starfish

By Tanyaluk Sakoot

 

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Police have vowed to track down the tourist to ask where he got the starfish from. Starfish are protected in Thailand only within protected areas such as national parks. Photo: Khanchit Klingklip / Seaman Freeman

 

PHUKET: Chalong Police today confirmed they were tracking down the tourist caught walking along Chalong Pier yesterday (Jan 22) with a starfish in a plastic bag.

 

The news broke after tour guide and local marine-life conservationist Khanchit Klingklip, also known by his online moniker "Seaman Freeman", posted photos of the tourist carrying the starfish on the Healthy Reefs Club Line group yesterday evening.

 

Maj Anurak Klangnarong of the Chalong Police told The Phuket News today, “We will track down this tourist, who was walking with a tour group at Chalong Pier yesterday at 6pm.


Read more at https://www.thephuketnews.com/police-vow-to-track-down-tourist-over-starfish-70133.php#cmfuDZiqhzoClf3K.99

 

 

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