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Kenya: KWS Arrest Suspected Poacher With Game Meat
The Star (Nairobi)
Thursday, May 16, 2013

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Kenya Wildlife Service warders in Ijara district, Garissa county yesterday arrested a poacher with 129 kg of illegal meat at Haji Mohamed. According to Garissa county warden Cleophas Mailu , the poacher only identified as Ali had killed a dik dik and an impala.

"This man has been a poacher for quite some time.Poaching is an offense and anybody found doing so faces stiff penalties," said Mailu on phone.

The KWS boss said the poachers are taking advantage of the wildlife animals that in the area and the fact that the place is a transit route to Coast and Somalia. He appealed to the locals to desist from poaching. The poacher will be charged at a Hola court tomorrow.

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