Eight more arrested for poaching under Op Khazanah, bringing total detained to 47

KUALA LUMPUR: Police and enforcers from the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) have arrested eight more men under Op Khazanah, bringing the total number of arrests to 47 since the special operations to protect Malaysia’s treasured flora and fauna was launched in September.

Bukit Aman Internal Security and Public Order Deputy Director, Comm Datuk Zainal Abidin Kasim said in the latest phase, five local men and three foreigners were caught on suspicion of poaching in forests in Johor, Kelantan and Kedah.

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