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BY CORRESPONDENT,MOMBASA,16TH MAY 2019-Police in Mombasa have arrested two suspects in possession of elephant tusks weighing 9Kgs .The two were arrested in Mwembe Tayari.
Police say Ibrahim Samonali who is a foreigner and Japhet Muguni Bakari had put the nine tusks in a sack of maize.
The two are in lawful custody waiting to be arraigned. Police have also confiscated trophies which they had and will be used as exhibits.
This is one incident among several others which have been witnessed at the coastal region .Last year two people in Diani with elephant tusks worth Sh1.9 million.