A trafficker arrested with 23kg of pangolin scales

A trafficker arrested in the South of the country with 23kg of pangolin scales. He travelled to the place of transaction at night with the scales concealed in a bag. He belongs to a local network, which activated small-scale traffickers, collecting the scales in surrounding villages. Pangolins trafficking and trade is still on the rise despite the global health situation facing Covid-19 believed to have leaped to humans through pangolins as well.