Police Nab 230 Elephant Tusks In Mombasa

“Police in Mombasa today morning impounded ivory worth millions of shillings.The ivory, which consisted of some 230 pieces of elephant tasks weighing three tonnes were found in a motor vehicle yard in Tudor estate.

“Police, who were acting on a tip-off, conducted a night operation which saw the manger of the yard Abdulkalim Sadiq, arrested. Mombasa police boss Geoffrey Mayiek, who led the operation, said the consignment was packed in sacks ready for shipment out of the country via the Mombasa port.

“Police and Kenya Wildlife Services officers suspect the tusks were from at least 114 elephants from different national parks in the country including the Tsavo national park.”

See on allafrica.com


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