Man detained after 8,000kg of pangolin scales found

Pricey haul: Janathan showing the seized pangolin scales during a press conference at Wisma Kastam Sabah in Kota Kinabalu. — Bernama

KOTA KINABALU: Some 8,000kg of pangolin scales worth RM100mil in the illicit trade business were seized by Customs at the port here.

Sabah Customs and Excise Department director Datuk Jana­than Kandok said they found the scales in a container owned by a Sabah private company that was meant for export on July 29.

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