A live pangolin was found by the Kollupitiya Police inside a freezer at a Chinese restaurant at Walukaramaya today.
Kollupitiya Police OIC Priyadarshana De Silva said they had inspected the restaurant following a tip off.
“The animal was found inside a freezer of the restaurant. The restaurant operator, who is a Chinese national, was taken into custody and wildlife officers are attending to the frozen animal,” he told Daily Mirror.
The Chinese national will be produced in the Courts today.
- under the courtesy of dailymirror