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.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.