News

A trafficker arrested with 3 elephant tails

A trafficker arrested with 3 elephant tails. Good work of Perrine”s PALF team.

read more
A trafficker arrested with 3 elephant tails

An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks at the North of the country. He got the tusks from traffickers operating near Cameroonian border and intended to sell them in the provincial capital but was swiftly arrested in the act.

read more
An ivory trafficker arrested with 6 tusks

3 traffickers, one of them Nigerian, arrested with 4 tusks

3 traffickers, one of them Nigerian, arrested with 4 tusks at the North of the country. They waited until the midnight before they arrived to the place of transaction, with the contraband carefully packed in two jute bags, hoping that late night will serve them as a cover. Instead, they were swiftly arrested and remain behind bars awaiting trial.

read more
3 traffickers, one of them Nigerian, arrested with 4 tusks

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 6 tusks

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 6 ivory tusks in the capital city. They were arrested when they were transporting the ivory, concealed in a suitcase, by car to the place of transaction. They are behind bars awaiting trial, facing a sentence of 10 years in jail according to the new Gabon legislation.

read more
2 ivory traffickers arrested with 6 tusks

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks in the capital city. One of them a wood carver, the other one an art teacher and former art student, they arrived with the contraband well concealed in a bag into a hotel where they were swiftly arrested. The investigation showed their links to high officials of the country.

read more
2 ivory traffickers arrested with 2 tusks

5 ivory traffickers including a son of former Minister of Finance arrested with two large tusks

5 ivory traffickers including a son of former Minister of Finance arrested with two large tusks in the capital city. The ex-minister’s son was transporting the tusks, weighing 53 kg and measuring close to 2 m in length, in his car together with the other four traffickers. Right before they intended to offload the contraband, they were swiftly arrested in a police ambush.

read more
5 ivory traffickers including a son of former Minister of Finance arrested with two large tusks

2 traffickers arrested with 148 kg pangolin scales

2 traffickers were arrested with 148 kg pangolin scales in Côte d’Ivoire, one of them a corrupt official - a Departmental Director Assistant for the Ministry of Animals and Fishery Resources. They transported the contraband in six bags from their village where they collected the scales. The couple turned wildlife trafficking into a family business, hoping that his status would secure their impunity.

read more
2 traffickers arrested with 148 kg pangolin scales

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 3 tusks

2 ivory traffickers were arrested with 3 tusks in Gabon. The woman was arrested during an attempt to trade the tusks and she quickly denounced her partner, a trafficker of Malian origin. He was arrested shortly after.

read more
2 ivory traffickers arrested with 3 tusks

2 ivory traffickers arrested with 11 tusks

2 ivory traffickers were arrested with 11 tusks weighing 80 kg in the Gabon. They were arrested in the act shortly after they carried several bags with the contraband from a taxi to a hotel room. One of them is a long-term trafficker, the other one travelled the long way from the capital city to commit the crime. A hunting rifle of caliber 375 was found in the trafficker’s house. According to the new Gabon legislation, they are facing a sentence of 10 years in jail if judged in a special court in the capital.

read more
2 ivory traffickers arrested with 11 tusks

2 traffickers arrested with two tusks

2 traffickers arrested with two tusks in the capital.

read more
2 traffickers arrested with two tusks

A trafficker arrested with 57 wild animals skins

A trafficker arrested with 57 wild animals skins including 12 of threatened Sitatunga antelope.

read more
A trafficker arrested with 57 wild animals skins

3 traffickers arrested with lion and leopard skins

3 traffickers arrested in two back to back operations with a lion skin, a leopard skin, 26 crocodile skins and other protected animals’ skins. Good work of EAGLE Senegal with authorities!

read more
3 traffickers arrested with lion and leopard skins