KARACHI: Pakistan Customs on Sunday recovered and seized 218 fresh water pond turtles from the baggage of an outbound passenger Sajid Fiaz Cheema at Karachi Airport’s Jinnah Terminal.
On contrary to what has been printed in a section of press, the customs authorities after completion of seizure documents, handed over the seized turtles to Sindh Wild Life Department for safe custody. The turtles were solely seized by customs staff during baggage check before the accused passenger could board Qatar Airlines flight for Bangkok via Doha.