Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles
Updated : June 26, 2019 03:54 PM IST
Senior customs official Zulkurnain Mohamed Yusof said Wednesday that agents found a total 5,255 red-ear slider baby turtles kept in small baskets from the luggage of two Indian nationals who flew in from Guangzhou, China on an AirAsia flight on June 20.
The red-ear sliders are one of the world's most commonly traded turtles meant for the pet and meat markets.
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