|Ha Noi Traffic Police seized 20 dead langurs from a bus on Wednesday in Soc Son District. — Photo laodong
HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi Traffic Police seized 20 dead langurs from a bus on Wednesday in Soc Son District.
The primates were hidden in two sacks, and were being transported to the northern province of Thai Nguyen.
Do Xuan Phuong, 29, the driver, said he was hired to transport the cargo by a stranger at My Dinh Bus Station. He claimed not to know the buyer, and said someone was meant to contact him when he reached Thai Nguyen.
City police have transferred the case to local police in Soc Son District for further investigation.
Langurs are an endangered species and listed in Viet Nam's Red Book. — VNS