Wildlife smugglers dump 300 birds into water to escape authorities

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018

300 rare and exotic birds.

MELAKA: Authorities foiled an attempt to smuggle about 300 rare and exotic birds out the country – but at a high cost.

Melaka and Negri Sembilan Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) director Maritime Captain Amran Daud said officers from its Kuala Linggi base intercepted three Indonesians in a boat about five nautical miles from Tanjung Gabang waters near Selangor at 3pm Tuesday.

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