Rangers find 105 pieces of rare wood
Paramilitary rangers seized 105 pieces of Siamese Rosewood worth Bt4 million from a smuggling gang in Beung Kan's Beung Khong Long dis?trict yesterday.
After a tip-off that the pieces were being smuggled for sale in a neighbouring country, the rangers were sent to check passing traffic on the Beung Kan-Ban Phaeng Road when they encountered this suspicious van heading toward the Mekhong River. The driver initially sped off toward Ban Dong Reu before fleeing on foot. The rangers forwarded the rosewood to local police.