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Ivory seizer suggests Kenya police involved in poaching

In a stunning development, it has emerged that part of the 3 tonne ivory haul seized in Thailand earlier this week included pieces of ivory that were previously in the custody of the Kenyan police as evidence. Pattaymail.com, a Thai news outlet, quoted Gen Dapong Rattanasuwan, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, saying authorities had previously seized some of ...

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Illegal ivory shipment came from Mombasa

Authorities in Thailand have seized a container from Mombasa with 3,000 kilograms of elephant ivory inside a container marked as tea leaves. There were 511 pieces in the container with a street value of over sh500 million in the container destined for Laos which Thai authorities believe is now a hub of illegal ivory trade. From Laos, the Ivory is ...

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