Bangkok, Deputy Minister Chaiya revealed that there was an attempt by some groups of people to smuggle "wild pigs" seized in a special case into the market. He ordered the Department of Livestock Development to coordinate with the Customs Department and DSI. Let's get the best treatment. While rushing to find a place to destroy It was reported that The smuggling and trading process for "wild pork" has many parties involved, including capitalists, government officials, and politicians who must wait for the results of solving the DSI case according to the orders of the Prime Minister.
Mr. Chaiya Proma, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, who oversees the Department of Livestock Development, said Ministry of Agriculture Prepare to coordinate with the Ministry of Industry to request that 140 containers of "wild pigs" seized in Special Case No. 59/2023 be burned and destroyed in industrial estates. Using an industrial waste incinerator Like burning drugs because they still can't find a place to bury them.
The worrying thing is There are attempts by some groups to prevent the destruction of seized “wild pigs” in order to be smuggled to the market. Therefore, the Department of Livestock Development has been ordered to coordinate with the Customs Department and the Department of Special Investigation to strictly maintain the seized items. The process of destroying the seized items in this special case is under the responsibility of a joint working group between the public and private sectors, including the Customs Department, the Department of Livestock Development, and the Department of Special Investigation. National Farmers Council and the National Pig Growers Association
After the Department of Livestock Development received 161 containers of confiscated goods from the Customs Department on September 29-30, 2023, the Department of Livestock Development burned one container at Irrigation Office No. 9, Chonburi Province and buried 20 containers at the Food Research and Development Center. Sa Kaeo animals Khlong Kai Thuan Subdistrict, Khlong Han District, Sa Kaeo Province Later, due to the uneasiness of the people in the area regarding the smell and hygiene, it was necessary to find a new location. Even though the burying of the animal remains The Department of Livestock Development follows the standards of the World Organization for Animal Health (WOAH), which is an appropriate method for destroying large quantities of animal carcasses and waste that is easy to do. Save money Effective in preventing the spread of germs and does not affect the environment
While the Ministry of Agriculture Coordinate with the Ministry of Industry to bring the seized items to be incinerated using an industrial waste incinerator. Has ordered the Department of Livestock Development to gradually incinerate infected animal carcasses with a mobile disease control device that has a closed, smokeless incinerator.
Mr. Chaiya continued that Has ordered the Department of Livestock Development to compile operational results to continuously report to Mr. Settha Thavisin, Prime Minister. Meanwhile, Captain Thammanat Phromphao, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, issued an order to the Department of Livestock Development to strictly inspect, control, quarantine, supervise the movement of animals, harvest animals, and prosecute in strict accordance with legal regulations.
It has been reported that The smuggling and trading process for "wild pork" involves many sectors, including capitalists, government officials, and politicians. We must wait for the results of the prosecution of the Department of Special Investigation, which is the arresting agency, which will clarify that Who is the importer? Who is a capitalist? According to the orders of the Prime Minister.
Source: Thai News Agency