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Three Suspected Poachers Arrested With 280kgs Game Meat in Balambala

Three suspected Poachers have been arrested by police with game meat weighing 280kgs in Balambala area, Garissa County.

Dancun Musyoka, 37, Andrew Hill, 23, and Moses Ali, 26, were nabbed on Wednesday at Ngama area in Mashuuru Sub-county.

Four security officers acting on a tip-off, flushed the trio out of the bush and nabbed the them while in possession of zebra meat weighing approximately 280kgs.

According to the security officers, the criminals are part of armed poachers who have been operating the illegal business for more than 5 years.

Police also recovered two knives and a panga from the two suspects.

Garrisa County police commander who commented on the matter cautioned those involved in the illegal game meat business that they will not tolerate anyone.

He asked members of the public to report any suspicious information relating to the illegal business to the nearest police station to help them in arresting the poachers.

He added that the illegal practices is a threat to tourism and if not reduced would have a negative effect on the economy.

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Andrew Hill Dancun Musyoka Garissa County Mashuuru Moses Ali

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