17 Jul '16, 12am

Durian orchards ripe with theft due to soaring fruit prices

Durian orchards ripe with theft due to soaring fruit prices

BALIK PULAU: With durian prices breaking records – a single Musang King can sell up to RM110 here – the king of fruits is attracting not just fans but thieves as well. So wary is orchard owner Datuk Dr Lim Seh Guan of thieves that he turns around to check at the sound of a motorcycle approaching. “There are many small orchards here and we don’t fence all around our land. We respect each other’s boundaries. “But this year, for the first time ever, we saw thieves. They move around by motorcycle several times a day in search of fallen durians,” he said. Dr Lim, who works as an ear, nose and throat surgeon, tends to the 18 durian trees on his 0.65ha orchard that he bought 15 years ago. One evening last month, Dr Lim, 53, said he confronted a motorcyclist picking up durians from his neighbour’s land. “He claimed he was scavenging for recyclables and just wanted a couple of duri...

Full article: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/07/17/durian-o...

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