Police to summon two truck drivers for questioning over pangolins smuggling

PUBLISHED ON TUE, SEP 5, 2017 12:31 PM

Police to summon two truck drivers for questioning over pangolins smuggling

By Thai PBS

 

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Prachuab Khiri Khan police will issue summons two truck drivers for interrogation for alleged smuggling of 136 pangolins from Malaysia.

 

The move of Sam Roi Yot police followed a complaint filed with the police by customs officials on Sept 3, accusing  Mr Surasak Toonchalong, a resident of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Mr Krit Simma, a resident of Pathum Thani of violating Customs Act and Wildlife Conservation and Protection Act over the attempted smuggling of 136 pangolins and 450 kilogrammes of pangolin scales.

 

The two fled when authorities intercepted the truck carrying the protected species in Pran Buri district of Prachuap Khiri Khan province on Aug 30.

 

Full story:  http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/police-summon-two-truck-drivers-questioning-pangolins-smuggling/

 
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