CHINA Over 17 tonnes of smuggled meat seized in China's border province

CHINA

Over 17 tonnes of smuggled meat seized in China's border province

Xinhua

17:30, May 10, 2020

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KUNMING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Police in southwest China's Yunnan Province have seized a total of 17.66 tonnes of frozen meat in a recent smuggling case, local authorities said Sunday.

After receiving a tip-off on April 16, police in Longyang district in the China-Myanmar border city of Baoshan inspected two suspected trucks in a local parking lot. Police officers checked the trucks and found a large amount of meat. Both drivers were unable to provide legal certificates for the meat.

Further investigation into the case is underway. Enditem

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