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It’s life in prison or Sh40m fine for duo arrested with ivory

Two men who were found guilty of possessing wildlife trophy have been jailed for life with an alternative fine of Sh20 million each.

The sentence was handed down at Kyuso Law Court in Kitui County.

The two George Njeru and Abdi  Ibrahim appeared before Kyuso resident magistrate John Aringo where they were found guilty of possessing 130kg of wildlife ivory, estimated to have a street value of Sh12 million.

They were arrested on April 20 2017 at Usueni location of Tseikuru sub county in Kitui County.