NAKHON RATCHASIMA ― Police on Monday seized a large shipment of smuggled ivory worth an estimated 20 million baht and arrested two men who tried to bribe officers with one million baht in cash.
A total of fifty nine seized ivory tusks, mostly from African elephants, were displayed at a police station in Muang district of Nakhon Ratchasima on Monday after police arrested two men accused of smuggling the haul. (Photo by Prasit Tangprasert)
The tusks were found hidden in a van parked at a hotel in Muang district late in the morning and the suspects were identified as Suchart Srikaew, 35, the van’s driver, and Denchai Sriganin, 46.
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