Seized over 50 kg of smuggled Salanganes’ nests valued at over VND 1 billion

VCN- On 29th August 2018, the Customs Enforcement Team (under Kien Giang Customs Department) seized 1 case of smuggling of 53 kg Salanganes’ nests valued at over VND 1 billion.
seized over 50 kg of smuggled salanganes nests valued at over vnd 1 billion Seizing more than 1.2 tons of smuggled wastage
seized over 50 kg of smuggled salanganes nests valued at over vnd 1 billion
Salanganes’ Nests seized by Customs Enforcement Team (Kien Giang Customs Department) on 29th August.

At 12.30 am, the Customs Enforcement Team received information that a perpetrator was using a high speed motorcycle to transport smuggled goods from the border to the inland, so the Team monitored to arrest.

At the area of Quarter 5, Binh San Ward, Ha Tien Town, the Working Team detected the perpetrator and requested an inspection. Through the initial inspection, the Working Team detected that the perpetrator was transporting many bags of fresh Salanganes’ nests and these nests had just been harvested.

The perpetrator named Nguyen Van Phan, did not present any documents proving the origin of the Salanganes’ nests, so that the Customs Enforcement Team requested him come to the Customs’ headquarters for clarification.

At the Customs’ headquarters, Mr. Phan said that he was hired by a Cambodian to transport these Salanganes’ nests from Ha Tien Border Gate to Ha Tien Town to an unknown person for the remuneration of VND 1 million.

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The Customs Enforcement Team has inspected in detail these Salanganes’ nests and determined that they weighed 53 kg. According to the survey by the Team, the price of fresh Salanganes nest is VND 20 million per kg. Total value of the shipment is over VND 1 billion.

The Customs Enforcement Team has made a report for this violation and transferred the case to Kien Giang Customs Department for handling under its competency.

By D.N/ Ngoc Loan

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