Today, United States announces reward of up to $1million each for information leading to the arrest or conviction of two kenyan nationals , Badru Abdula Aziz Saleh and Abdi Hussein Ahmed. The two are violators of US narcotics and wildlife trafficking laws and are wanted for their involvement in international criminal network that trafficked wildlife from Africa and sought to traffic illicit drugs to the United States.
The charge aganist the two alleges a conspiracy to smuggle at least 190kilograms of rhinoceros horns and at least 10 tonnes of elephant ivory valued more than $7million. In addition the charges alleges a conspiracy to distribute approximately 10 kgs of heroin.
Eric W. Kneedler, charge d'Affaires a.I Embassy of United States of America, Nairobi said "
Eradicating drug and wildlife trafficking are priorities of the Biden's administration. We are gratefull for the continued partnership of the Kenyan government to capture and arrest members of these criminal networks.
The reward is offered by (US. Department of state, US.Fish and Wildlife service and US drug enforcement administration with the full support of the Kenya National Police Service.
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