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Police raid Isaan farm, arrest 2 people allegedly involved in illegal horse meat trade

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A 44 year old Thai woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking and selling horse meat illegally after police in the Isaan province Khon Kaen raided a farm and found 44 horses that – they say – were about to be slaughtered. Reports say the farm owner was also arrested, but did not give any additional information.

The horse meat was planned to be sold for 100 baht per kilogram and then smuggled across the natural borders to markets in Vietnam and China, according to Thai media.

Thai media says the woman and the farm owner face charges for possessing animals without registration, moving animals from to the epidemic control area without permission and illegal animal trade.

SOURCE: Thai Visa | INN News

 

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    No jokes please

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    What`s wrong with you the Thaiger? Illegal horse trade. Wow! Will you be reporting on illegal parsley plantations next?

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      Wayno

      Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 9:54 pm

      it’s news from a news outlet. i suggest you stick to reading comics if that’s too complicated for you to comprehend

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    Mister Stretch

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    Is horse meat illegal in Thailand?

    I understand if laws regarding hygiene and safe slaughtering practices are not being followed, but people all over the country slaughter their own animals and sell the meat.

    Horse meat is okay, depending on the age and condition of the animal. It’s a bit sweet.

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    Bill

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    I prefer dog and cat meat. But if desperate, will settle for horse.

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    Jowen Yu

    Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    I never tried it and now I’m curious… is it any good..? ?

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    Toby Andrews

    Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:33 am

    The way matters are deteriorating in Thailand, the Thais will soon be eating horse themselves.

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