Pigeon-napper Nabbed

Photo: United Daily News An off-duty police officer hiking in New Taipei City’s Linkou District stumbled across a pigeon-napping operation October 27, after becoming lost on his way home. The officer remained to observe the site after calling colleagues. In what may be a crime unique to Taiwan, pigeon-nappers use their knowledge of terrain and racing pigeon routes, to set up nets and capture valuable racing birds. After netting the birds, they call the phone number recorded on the bird’s

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