Thua Thien – Hue: Arresting a car carrying wild animals and many smuggled goods

January 14, 2022

Police of Hue City (Thua Thien-Hue) discovered and arrested a car transporting wild animals including 5 long-tailed porcupines and many smuggled goods, without receipts.

On January 14, Hue City Police (Thua Thien – Hue) said that the Traffic Police Team while on patrol discovered a car transporting wild animals including 5 rock urchins (also known as rock urchins). is don or hon) and many smuggled goods do not have invoices and documents, so they have been arrested and transferred to competent authorities for handling.

5 individuals with long tailed porcupines in cars were discovered and arrested by police forces

Before that, around 3pm on January 12, at Tan Da Street (Huong So Ward, Hue City) Traffic Police Team of Hue City Police discovered a car 75C 086.02 owned by Mr. Tran Cong Truong (23 years old). , residing in Lao Bao, Quang Tri province) controlled, on the vehicle was transporting 5 long-tailed porcupines and 10 bags of sugar weighing 500kg, 5 boxes of MSG, and 240 cans of soft drinks.

At the time of inspection, Mr. Truong could not produce invoices and documents for the shipment and the origin of 5 wild animals. Particularly, the goods have Thai labels and were transported by Mr. Truong from Lao Bao to Hue for consumption.

Hue City police temporarily seized the above goods for further verification and clarification for handling. In Particular, 5 long-tailed porcupines have been handed over to the Hue City Forest Protection Department for verification and handling according to their competence.

The number of smuggled goods without invoices and documents was detected and seized by the police force.

The long-tailed porcupine (scientific name: Atherurus macrourus) is a wild forest animal of the porcupine family, distributed in China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. This is a wild animal that is prohibited from hunting and trading.

Source: Gia Lai Online


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