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Malaysian policeman caught trying to smuggle pangolins into Thailand

SONGKLA, A Malaysian policeman was detained when he allegedly attempted to smuggle 47 pangolins worth more than 1 million Baht (about RM128,000) to Thailand.

Sadao customs chief Siripong Wuttinam said the 27-year-old man was stopped for check upon arrival at the Sadao Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complex early today.

Upon checking the car, the officers found a number of sacks containing live pangolins hidden under the bonnet.

Source: BERNAMA News Agency

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