Three nabbed in Laikipia while trying to sell elephant tusks

Elephant tusks. Police and KWS personnel in Laikipia County on May 9, 2020 arrested three men who were trying to sell 50 kilograms of elephant tusks. PHOTO FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The police boss said that his officers had been following leads which resulted to the arrests.
  • A KWS officer told the Nation that the ivories were not from freshly killed elephants.
  • Laikipia residents have been urged to work closely with police and KWS officers in the fight against poaching.

Police and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) personnel in Laikipia County have arrested three men who were trying to sell 50 kilograms of elephant tusks.

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