(CNN) — Two girls have been arrested at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and accused of smuggling right after 109 are living animals were being found in their luggage, Thai officials say.
Wildlife officers referred to as to the scene found two white porcupines, two armadillos, 35 turtles, 50 lizards and 20 snakes in the two parts of baggage.
Thai officers reportedly learned 109 animals in the women’s luggage, which includes 50 lizards.
Office of Normal Parks and Wildlife Conservation
Thai authorities stated the suitcases belonged to two Indian women: Nithya Raja, 38, and Zakia Sulthana Ebrahim, 24, who ended up owing to board a flight to the Indian town of Chennai.
The ladies have reportedly been charged with violating the Wildlife Conservation and Security Act of 2019, the Animal Illness Act of 2015 and the Customs Act of 2017.
“Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu, recorded the optimum range of wildlife seizure incidents, adopted by Chhatrapati Shivaji Worldwide Airport, Mumbai and Indira Gandhi Airport New Delhi,” the report claimed.
Top rated graphic: Two armadillos were being amid the stay animals found out in two suitcases at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport. Credit history: Office of Organic Parks and Wildlife Conservation