Police discovers 120-kg dead tiger hidden in truck

Environmental criminal police in Vietnam’s central province of Nghe An yesterday said that it has found a dead tiger weighing over 120 kilogram with no clear origin hidden in a truck on December 22.

Environmental criminal police discovered a truck travelling in the National Highway with doubtful sign; accordingly they asked traffic police to stop the truck and found a 120-kg dead tiger. 

34 year old driver Nguyen Van Lap from Quynh Luu District said that an unknown man had hired him to carry the tiger to a northern province. He will be paid VND8 million (US$ 374) later.

By Duy Cuong - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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