Durian orchards ripe with theft due to soaring fruit prices


Smells suspicious: Durian orchard owners have been weary of passers-by near their orchards ever since shortages caused the price of the fruit to skyrocket.

BALIK PULAU: With durian prices breaking records – a single Musang King can sell up to RM110 here – the king of fruits is attracting not just fans but thieves as well.

So wary is orchard owner Datuk Dr Lim Seh Guan of thieves that he turns around to check at the sound of a motorcycle approaching.

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