Day: July 25, 2018

Poaching: an organized crime!

 

Angola

Four poachers, Angolan, Namibian, and Zambian, were sentenced in the province of Cuando Cubango to five years in prison for the slaughter of more than 40 elephants in the municipalities of Rivungo and Dirico, per the director of the Service of Criminal Investigation (SIC).

Subcommittee Miguel Arcanjo Sumbo said it was a crime against the environment, recalling that the slaughter of the animals took place between January of last year and June of this year, with SIC seizing 84 tusks, corresponding to 42 elephants.

 

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