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Smuggling racket busted, 8,000 kg shark fins seized

Sep 04, 2018 08:03 IST

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has nabbed an international wildlife smuggling racket, seizing about 8,000 kg of shark fins in Mumbai and Gujarat, and arresting four persons. The shark fins were set to be illegally exported to China and Hong Kong where they are used to prepare shark fin soup - a luxury food item.

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