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Wednesday
Mar252009

Thailand seizes a tonne of ivory

Authorities in Thailand have seized a tonne of ivory in Bangkok, shipped from Uganda, reports New Vision

Ugandan ivory seized in Thailand
New Vision
24 March 2009


A TONNE of Ugandan ivory has been impounded in Bangkok, Thailand, the biggest seizure of illegal animal products from the country in recent times.

The Police questioned two Ugandan Entebbe-based clearing officials over the contraband valued at $300,000 (sh609m). The suspected exporter, Lois Smith, believed to be a Congolese, is on the run, reports Gerald Tenywa.

More at: http://www.newvision.co.ug/D/8/12/675746

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