Thieves of illegal transportation of 72 Paguma larvata in rare animals were arrest

March 22, 2023

Recently, General Cot Border Guard Station, Cao Bang Province Border Guard discovered and arrested a subject for violating regulations on the protection of endangered precious and rare animals.

Specifically, at about 12:30 pm on March 14, 2023, at the landmark area 717 + 500m Lung Mo Toc, in Lung Bong hamlet, Tot Co commune (Ha Quang district, Cao Bang province), the patrol and control team The General Cot Border Guard assumes the prime responsibility for coordinating with the Ha Quang District Police and the District Forest Protection Department to detect and arrest the object of illegal transportation.wild animals.

The subject of arrest was Truong Thi Hong (SN 1979, residing in Lung Tum hamlet, Tot Cot commune) for illegally transporting 72 individuals of moldy civets fromChina into Vietnam.

According to Ms. Hong’s confession, she was hired by another person to transport the above moldy civets from the Chinese border to Vietnam with the amount of 200,000 VND. However, while being transported to Vietnam, he was discovered and arrested.

According to research, the civet is an endangered and rare forest animal in Group IIB that is prohibited by Vietnamese law from hunting, transporting, trading, and selling.

The case is currently being investigated by the competent forces and handled in accordance with the law.


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