16 Jan '12, 12pm

Man fined S$18,000 for smuggling over 300 singing birds

SINGAPORE: A site engineer was fined S$18,000 on Monday after smuggling in more than 300 singing birds from Malaysia, three-quarters of which died as a result of their confinement. Winston Boo Kiang Cheng, 38, was found guilty of three counts of contravening the Animals and Birds Act, after he brought in the birds without a licence by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) and causing them unnecessary suffering. Boo committed the offences on 1 November last year, a day after he purchased the birds for RM558 (S$229) from a pet shop in Malaysia. The court heard that he wanted to bring the birds into Singapore for "religious purposes." The birds were found hidden in the boot and beneath the rear passenger seat of his car during a check at Woodlands Checkpoint at 10.40pm on that day. Boo used a piece of black cloth to conceal the birds which included 253 Spotted Munia bi...

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