The Namibian

Two arrested for possession of elephant tusks

News – National | 2020-04-27

by Lugeretzia Kooper

RECOVERED … Six elephant tusks were confiscated and the two suspects are in police custody.

Two foreigners were arrested during a police operation on Sunday evening after found in possession of six elephant tusks in the Chinchimani area of the Zambezi region.

Zambezi regional police spokesperson Kisco Sitali confirmed the arrest to The Namibian today, saying that one is a Motswana (47) and another a Zambian (30).

The duo faces charges of possession of controlled wildlife products and entering illegally into Namibia