Connect with us

Regional News

Thai Park Rangers Intercept Smuggling Ring, Seize 1,200 Snakes

Avatar of CTN News

Published

on

The three men were carrying 214 plastic baskets from their car to the Mekong River the provincial seat’s Pako subdistrict

 

NONG KHAI – Police and officials from Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department have arrested three smugglers and seized more than 1,200 snakes and other wild animals worth over Bt1 million en route to the Lao PDR and Vietnam.

Nong Khai provincial police and officials at the provincial wildlife checkpoint, in a combined operation, have arrested three smugglers identified as Saichon Sapimol, 34, a Lao, Thao Thongdaeng Panlang, age 30, 30 years old Lao and one Thai teenager age 17.
The three men were carrying  214 plastic baskets from their car to the Mekong River the provincial seat’s Pako subdistrict.
Inside the plastic baskets, the authorities found 792 Indochinese rat snakes, 462 cobras, 30 black marsh turtles, eight soft-shelled turtles–altogether 1292 wild animals valued att more than Bt1 million.

They told the authorities that they were hired to transport the animals from Phichit, en route to Lao and Vietnam.

The CTNNews editorial team comprises seasoned journalists and writers dedicated to delivering accurate, timely news coverage. They possess a deep understanding of current events, ensuring insightful analysis. With their expertise, the team crafts compelling stories that resonate with readers, keeping them informed on global happenings.

Continue Reading

CTN News App

CTN News App

Recent News

BUY FC 24 COINS

compras monedas fc 24

Advertise here

Volunteering at Soi Dog

Find a Job

Jooble jobs

Free ibomma Movies