Hundreds of live cockroaches, spiders contained in a parcel caught

More than 100 live cockroaches and more than 500 live spider “hiding” into parcels into China were stopped by Beijing Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (Beijing CIQ) law enforcement officers. Reporter learned yesterday that these “monsters” were from Germany. The large number refreshed the record of similar animal transportation in Beijing.

Under the Criminal Code mailing pest could lead to a maximum jail punishment. CIQ expressed that the relevant departments were now checking the case according to the recipient’s address on the packet.

Source: 北京晨报(Beijing Morning Post)

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