UGANDA:ELEPHANT POACHER ARRESTED

Police in Kisoro has arrested and detained one Munyaribanje Richard, an adult of 30yrs, resident of Bunagana T/Council.

He was found in possession of wildlife species of Elephant Ivory weighing 43kgs.

The suspect was arrested yesterday following a tip-off from a concerned citizen in Bunagana town council.

Elephant Ivory weighing 43kgs
Elephant Ivory weighing 43kgs
ELEPHANT POACHER ARRESTED
ELEPHANT POACHER ARRESTED

In 1989, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) banned trade in ivory and other elephant products following the massive killing of elephants in Africa.

It is not yet clear though, where the suspect got this ivory. Inquiries on how he acquired the ivory will continue.

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