Thailand tiger temple faces criminal complaint

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Bangkok, Thailand( CNN) Federal officials in Thailand plan to file a criminal complaint against the controversial “Tiger Temple” after 40 dead tiger cubs were found in a freezer at the Buddhist temple, the deputy chief of the country’s parks and wildlife department said Thursday.

Adisorn Noochdumrong, deputy director general of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation( DNP ), told CNN five people were detained and questioned in connection with the probe into wildlife smuggling and possession of endangered animal components without permission from the government.

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