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Accused elephant killers arrested, tusks seized

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AYUTTHAYA — Authorities on Thursday captured three men wanted on charges of killing an elephant for its tusks and keeping the raw ivory in a house in Suphan Buri. 

Panya Srijaemdee, left, and Manote Dokmaikhao are taken to a press confence on Thursday with the tusks cut off from the slain elephant. (Photo by Sunthon Pongpao)

Pol Gen Chalermkiat Sriworakhan, a police inspector-general, and Pol Maj Gen Sriwara Rangsiphramanakul, acting chief of the Region 1 Provincial Police, said Panya Srijaemdee, 60, was arrested at a house in Deombang Nangbuat district in Suphan Buri and his 32-year-old son, Narongsak, was captured at his wife's house in Rayong.

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