Indian customs seize 200 rare turtles


Customs officials in India seize 200 live star tortoises from a Malaysia-bound man and arrested him in India’s southern Kochi city on Wednesday. The accused, Mahesh, attempted to dodge the authorities by going through the green channel at the Kochi International Airport without declaring any goods. But an examination of his baggage revealed that he had hidden ornamental turtles worth more than five million rupees