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The Cabo Delgado Provincial Attorney’s Office is now in possession of 21 elephant tusks, all seized in Pemba and Montepuez in the last two weeks.
According to the Public Prosecutor’s Office spokesperson Armando Wilson, 11 of the tusks were seized in Pemba town on April 16th, when an alleged poacher was arrested trying to sell the trophies.
The other seizure took place in Montepuez district, when alleged poachers fled, leaving behind the tusks, along with firearms and ammunition.
More than a hundred elephant tusks have been seized in Cabo Delgado over the past two years.Source: O País
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