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Nam Định police arrest wildlife trafficker

Update: May, 09/2016 - 15:52
Phạm Văn Tú. — Photo
Viet Nam News

NAM ĐỊNH  The police of northern Nam Định Province have arrested Phạm Văn Tú, 26, from central Hà Tĩnh Province, for illegally trafficking and trading four frozen tiger cubs.

Tú admitted to the police he paid VNĐ2 million (US$90) to buy the frozen tiger cubs from a Laotian man at a market near the Việt Nam-Laos border.

Tú was caught red-handed with the cubs, which he planned to sell for VNĐ8 million ($360) to a man he befriended on a social networking site.

The police are investigating the case.  VNS

The frozen tiger cubs are seized by the police. — Photo

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