Police probe poaching racket involving top civil servants

The carcass of an elephant killed for its ivory.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Kajiado criminal investigations chief Isaac Meme said the suspects have been exporting the finished products to China,Bangkok and Vietnam.
  • The suspect was using a motorcycle to deliver the products to an unidentified buyer who was waiting at Kajiado town.
  • The suspect claimed he was running errands for an unidentified senior government officer.

Detectives in Kajiado County are investigating a multimillion-shilling elephant trophies racket involving senior government officers after a man was arrested with assorted ivory products valued at Sh10 million. 

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