Smugglers nabbed with tigers, pangolins
HA TINH — Local police caught two men red-handed yesterday as they were trafficking four wild tigers and 119 pangolin in a Toyota Camry on National Highway No 8A in central Ha Tinh Province's Duc Tho District.
The four tigers, which were still alive, included one male. The traffickers include Bui Van Muoi, 33, and Ho Sy Hanh, 36, both from the bordering province of Nghe An.
The police also found many faked licence plates in the car. The tiger and pangolin have been given to the provincial Forest Management Department. — VNS