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Two arrested for alleged poaching in national park

Nov 16. 2018
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By The Nation

A Myanmar man and a teenager have been arrested for allegedly poaching in a Kanchanaburi province national park.

Officials said the two were arrested inside Lam Klong Ngu National Park, Thong Pha Phum district at 3pm on Thursday.

They were named as Lin, 38 and a 14-year-old boy, who live in a border village in Tambon Tha Khanoon, Thong Pha Phum.

The officials seized the carcass of a slow loris, and six squirrel carcasses. The animals’ internal organs had been removed and the carcasses preserved by being baked dry.

The authorities also seized two homemade rifles, a knife and two hammocks.

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