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Kenya tough anti-poaching laws enacted – A Chinese smugler has been ordered to pay 230-thousand-dollars

Posted by African Press International on January 29, 2014

A Chinese man has been ordered to pay 230-thousand-dollars or spend seven years behind barsfor trying to smuggle ivory out of Kenya. It’s the first case since the government passed a new law to deter illegal trading in ivory, sentencing anyone who is caught trying to smuggle parts of an engangered species to a fine of not less than 230,000 dollars, life imprisonment or both. Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi.

Source Al Jazeera

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