Rare species of exotic animals seized at Chennai Airport, smuggling racket busted - see pics - News Summed Up

Rare species of exotic animals seized at Chennai Airport, smuggling racket busted - see pics


Air Intelligence Officers have seized rare species such as marmoset monkeys, tamarin monkeys, tricolour squirrels and iguanas that were being smuggled in from Bangkok. In what is the first seizure of wildlife that was being smuggled into India via Chennai Aiport in 2020, Air Intelligence Officers have seized rare species such as marmoset monkeys, tamarin monkeys, tricolour squirrels and iguanas that were being smuggled in from Bangkok. Based on the information that wild animals are likely to be smuggled from Bangkok, Air Intelligence officers had been maintaining a special vigil. On Tuesday morning AIU officers noticed that one passenger was moving in a suspicious manner in the arrival area. The passenger was identified as one Suresh(35), of Chennai who had arrived from Bangkok by Thai Airways flight TG337.


Source: dna January 22, 2020 12:00 UTC



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