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Singapore man tied to wildlife bust

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A Singapore businessman has been implicated in the importing of 14 white lions seized along with other protected animals during a recent raid in Bangkok. 

A white lion is scanned to determine whether it has a microchip implanted beneath its skin. It is one of the 14 white lions that were confiscated during a June 10 raid on a two-rai plot in Klong Sam Wa district. Photo by Thanarak Khoonton.

After reviewing documents seized from suspects during the June 10 raid, police discovered the lions had been purchased by a Singapore national, Metropolitan Police Division 3 deputy chief Pol Col Ake Akasart said Wednesday.

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