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Elephant tusks smuggled inside unclaimed box at Suvarnabhumi airport from Congo

Seized elephant tusks

Customs officials at Suvarnabhumi airport yesterday seized 41 kilograms of elephant tusks smuggled in from Africa, but no smugglers were arrested.

Chaiyudh Khamkhun, deputy director-general of the Customs Department, said the seizure of the elephant tusks inside a paper box was made at the airport’s cargo office after it arrived since September but nobody came to claim it.

Full story: thaipbs.or.th

By Thai PBS

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