BUSH MEAT

Four suspected poachers arrested with 150kg of giraffe meat in Garissa

150Kg of giraffe meat, carcasses of four dikdiks and two lesser kudu recovered.

In Summary

• Four suspects have been arrested in Ijara area of Garissa County for illegal possession of bush meat.

• The teams managed to  recover 150 Kg of giraffe meat, and carcasses of four dikdiks and two lesser kudu.

Three of the four suspects nabbed with bush meat
Three of the four suspects nabbed with bush meat
Image: KWS

Four suspected poarchers have been arrested in Ijara area of Garissa County for illegal possession of bush meat.

 The four were arrested on Sunday by a joint operation team comprised of officers from Kenya Wildlife Service, Northern Rangelands Trust and the Director of criminal investigations.

Some of the bush meat that was recovered
Some of the bush meat that was recovered
Image: KWS

The teams managed to  recover 150 Kg of giraffe meat, and carcasses of four dikdiks and two lesser kudu.

Some of the bush meat in sacks
Some of the bush meat in sacks
Image: KWS

The team also seized hunting tools and a motorcycle from the suspects, who are currently being held at Masalani police station.

KWS in a statement said the four suspects  will be arraigned at Garissa law courts on  Monday  to face charges of illegal possession of bush meat.