Scales of jus­tice

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian cus­toms of­fi­cials seized nearly 400kg of pan­golin scales worth 5 mil­lion ring­git ( R15m) from Ghana. This brings the amount of con­fis­cated pan­golin scales to more than 1 000kg in two months

Cus­toms of­fi­cials said the scales were found in 16 boxes la­belled oys­ter shells at the air­port cargo ware­house on Thurs­day.

Pan­golin scales are used in tra­di­tional medicine in parts of Asia.– AP

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