Police face probe in Sh44m ivory saga

Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko at a past function. He has asked Coast region investigations head Henry Ondiek to establish the veracity of claims in which police tampered with the scene where 314 pieces of ivory were recovered in June. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • He asked Coast region investigations head Henry Ondiek to establish the veracity of the claims and pledged to ensure the culprits faced the law.
  • Five Mombasa businessmen Mr Feisal Ali Mohamed, Mr Abdul Halim Sadiq, Ghalib Sadiq Kara, Praverz Noor Mohamed and Mr Abdulmajeed Ibrahim have been charged with possessing the ivory worth Sh44 million.

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko has ordered for an inquest into allegations that police tampered with the scene at which 314 pieces of ivory were recovered in June.

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