2 men fined KES 100m for ivory offences
27 August 2015, 16:33
Nairobi - 2 men have been sent to life in prison or told to pay a KES 100 million fine for possession of ivory.
The men were found in possession of six pieces of ivory weighing 18
Tiapukei Kuyoni and Munyao Nzusyo were charged with three counts of retention, possession and dealing with wildlife trophies.
They were found guilty of being in possession of the game trophies valued at KES 1.8 million.
two were arrested by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) officers with six
pieces of ivory at Oloika along Mosiro-Ntulele road in Narok County on
September 1, 2014.
Kuyoni was found guilty of all the three counts and was ordered to pay KES 60 million or serve a life prison sentence while Nzusyo was found guilty of the second and third count and was ordered to pay a fine of KES 40 million.
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