Andrei Zhestkov (27) stood on the point to return to Russia after a vacation on the Indonesian island. The agents took the two-year-old male orangutan from the case. This was to sleep cradled in a basket of rattan.Read also seriously injured orangutan with 74 bullet wounds found in Indonesia
The tourist gave the monkey allergiemedicatie to him in sleep. Agents found in the suitcase such pills. The Russian man in his twenties said that he is the monkey gift had received from a friend, also a Russian tourist. He would be the beast for $ 3,000 (almost 2.700 euro) bought on a market in Java. The friend who had already flew back home, would Zhestkov satisfied for the animal to smuggle to Russia.
Zhestkov risk a prison sentence of up to five years. In his luggage also put baby food that he and the monkey wanted to administer. The orangutan is regarded as an endangered species.