Published On: Tue, Apr 19th, 2016

Chinese National with Ivory Worth Sh300,000 Arrested at JKIA

ivory traffickingILLEGAL IVORY TRAFFICKING

A Chinese man was on Monday arrested at JKIA, Nairobi in possession of ivory valued at Sh300, 000. The ivory was in form of bangles.

According to police initial report, the 56-year old man was on his way from DRC to China.

In the past few months several Chinese nationals have been arrested at JKIA for trafficking illegal goodies.

Last week, a 40-year old man was arrested in possession of ivory valued at Sh60, 000 while on his way from Cameroon headed to Guangzhou in China.

On another incident, two Chinese nationals were on April 5 arrested at JKIA for allegedly trafficking wide variety of illegal wildlife items in form trophies.

The two assailants identified as Yang Yu and Xu Miaohong were arrested by KWS officers from the Canine Unit while on their way from Lagos in Nigeria to Guangzou China.

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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