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Frozen pangolin found from Chinese restaurant

Police yesterday rescued a frozen pangolin in a refrigerator of a Chinese restaurant in Kollupitiya and arrested the restaurant chef.

The restaurant at Walukarama Road in Kollupitiya was raided on a tip-off and the pangolin was found in its refrigerator.

The pangolin weighs over six kg and its length exceeds four feet. The suspect was produced in court yesterday evening. Pangolin is an endangered species in Sri Lanka.