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Police seize 20 elephant tusks

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Police have seized 20 elephant tusks and arrested a police captain for smuggling the illegal cargo into Thailand, anti-animal trafficking sources revealed Sunday. 

FREELAND Foundation, a Bangkok-based international organisation dedicated to eradicating wildlife trafficking, welcomed the seizure and arrest.

Thailand is scheduled to host the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (Cites) in Bangkok in March.

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