50 kilograms of pangolins hidden under train seats
Vietnamese news on tuoitre.vn reports that Vinh authorities exposed a pangolin trafficking case yesterday. After receiving intelligence pertaining to suspicious cargo on board a train carriage, the Forest Protection Department cooperated with the Station Guard to uncover 50 kilograms of pangolins hidden under the seats.
The investigation is ongoing. This case highlights the arrest avoidance tactics of wildlife traffickers and the challenges it presents to authorities in their plight to reduce and prevent smuggling.