Smuggler stopped with pigeons in his pants

February 3rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS  

Sydney, Feb 3 (DPA) An Australian man was stopped at the Melbourne airport Tuesday with two pigeons concealed in his underwear.The 23-year-old arrived on a flight from Dubai and was discovered to be wearing tights that held a bird tightly to each leg.

A customs check found he had also broken quarantine rules by trying to smuggle birds’ eggs, plant seeds and eggplants in his suitcase.

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