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4 arrested over ivory and rhino horn trafficking in Zambia

Zambia Wildlife Authority have arrested 4 people, including 2 police officers, over their alleged involvement in the smuggling of 72 elephant ivory and 5 rhino horn pieces in Zambia, reports the Times of Zambia

Zambia: Two Cops Nabbed Over K1 Billion Ivory
Times of Zambia
2 March 2009


ZAMBIA Wildlife Authority (Zawa) yesterday arrested four people, including two police officers, in Kafue for trafficking in ivory and rhino horns worth more than K1 billion.

Zawa director general, Lewis Saiwana said in Lusaka yesterday that the suspects were arrested for trafficking in 72 pieces of elephant ivory and five pieces of rhino horns.

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