Suspected wildlife trafficker on US 'wanted list' to remain in police custody

Suspected wildlife trafficker Mansur Mohamed Surur alias Mansour in the dock on September 30, 2020.

Photo credit: Joseph Wangui | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku said on Wednesday that the ruling on the application by Mansur Mohamed Surur alias Mansour is not ready.

As a result, the court ordered that he be detained until October 7 when the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) will also present an application for his extradition to the US.

A suspected wildlife trafficker, who is wanted by the United States for a criminal trial, will remain in police custody pending determination of his application to be released on bail.


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