Five kg of rhino horn seized at southern airport

Chủ Nhật, 16/04/2017, 20:39
The customs at Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh City, in coordination with the police, has seized seven pieces of rhino horn weighing nearly 5 kg.

The airport customs section said on April 16 that the rhino horns, worth over VND6 billion (US$263,940), were discovered in the luggage of two passengers on a flight from Africa to Vietnam.

The two passengers were a 34 year–old woman and a 21 year– old man, who hid the horns in hand luggage, household appliances and speakers.

Custom officials of Tan Son Nhat airport are coordinating with authorised agencies to further investigate the case.