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.