Malaysia makes record US$12mil rhino horn seizure


  • Nation
  • Monday, 20 Aug 2018

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): Malaysia has made a record seizure of 50 rhino horns worth an estimated US$12mil at the Kuala Lumpur airport as they were being flown to Vietnam, authorities said Monday.   

Customs officials found the parts in cardboard boxes on Aug 13 in the cargo terminal of the capital’s airport, said Datuk Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim, head of Malaysia’s Wildlife Department.   

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