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Court to try Plodprasop in tiger export case

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The Criminal Court on Wednesday accepted a case against Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi which accuses him of illegally approving the shipment of 100 Bengal tigers to China in 2002. 

According to prosecutors, Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi authorised the export of 100 tigers from Si Racha Zoo to China in a strictly commercial venture. (File Photo)

Mr Plodprasop was chief of the Royal Forest Department at the time. The court set April 22 next year for the first hearing.

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