6 traffickers arrested over 718kg pangolin scales

4 traffickers including a corrupt policeman arrested with 270kg of pangolin scales in the capital city. Well organized ring was activating the pangolin scales illegal trade with a network of lower level traffickers and poachers in the south of the country. They brought the pangolin scales in two cars, concealed in suitcases, knack sack and stuffed some in several spaces in the car, including under the carpets of the car and other hidden corners. On the way to the capital city, they bribed officers at a police check point to get the contraband through. The policeman tried to use his position to avoid arrest, he was even wearing police uniform at that moment, but he ended behind bars together with the other traffickers.