Vendors caught with illicit squirrel meat
- Published: 7 Feb 2013 at 09.23
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MUKDAHAN : Two vendors in Muang district have been arrested for allegedly selling meat from protected animals, wildlife authorities say.
Wildlife authorities on Wednesday inspected Pornpet market in Muang district following a tipoff about the sale of wild animal parts. The search netted two suspects.
Cherdpong Maneepong, 45, was found in possession of 16 dead flying squirrels and Purom Sriwicha, 45, was found with four dead flying squirrels and 5 kgs of barking deer meat. They were charged with possession of protected animals.
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