84 bird skins found in post


Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

84 bird skins were found inside a large parcel at MaltaPost, Customs announced on Saturday.

The parcel was screened by the canine unit at the MaltaPost sorting facility when one of the sniffer dogs, Stan, reacted positively to the large parcel.

Dogs are used to sniff out potential illicit goods being imported through the postal system by Customs.

The parcel was opened by Customs officials stationed at MaltaPost who found 84 bird skins wrapped in tape.

The Environment and Resources Authority was informed and the items were seized by Customs pending investigations.