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5 men including the son of a former minister have been arrested with two huge ivory tusks in Yaounde
10.9.2019
The son of a former finance minister has been arrested alongside four others for trafficking in wildlife products. They were about to carry out an illegal transaction involving the sale of two ivory tusks when wildlife officials arrived the scene at the Omnisport neighbourhood in Yaounde. The arrest was done during the crackdown operation led by the Centre Regional Delegation for Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Ngousso Gendarmerie Brigade in Yaounde. A nongovernmental organization called LAGA technically assisted the operation.
5 men including the son of a former minister have been arrested with two huge ivory tusks in Yaounde
3 men arrested with 4 leopard skins in Loum, Nkongsamba
14.8.2019
A successful operation carried out by the Moungo Divisional Delegation of Forestry has resulted in the arrest of three alleged traffickers in totally protected wildlife species in Loum in the West Region. The suspects were arrested on July 24, 2019, trying to sell four leopard skins. A motorbike they used for transporting the skins was seized alongside the four skins.
3 men arrested with 4 leopard skins in Loum, Nkongsamba
Policeman protecting Bouba Ndjida park arrested with 5 lion skulls
18.5.2019
A Garoua-based policeman has been arrested in Yaounde in connection with the killing and trafficking of wildlife products at the Bouba Ndjida national park. The police constable was arrested at his hotel room in Odza, Yaounde with an ivory tusk, a leopard skin and 5 lion skulls. The arrest was carried out by the centre regional delegation of forestry and wildlife working in collaboration with the Odza gendarmerie brigade. A wildlife law enforcement support body known as LAGA provided technical support during the operation.
Policeman protecting Bouba Ndjida park arrested with 5 lion skulls
Criminal syndicate dismantled: four arrested with ivory and pangolins scales
16.3.2019
Four people have been arrested with an estimated 2 tons of pangolin scales and about 200kg of ivory in Douala, during a crackdown operation carried out by a team comprising wildlife and police officers. The four traffickers were found in possession of an illegal consignment of pangolin scales and ivory that was transported in two vehicles. The four were immediately arrested after police checked and found out the contents of the cars.
Criminal syndicate dismantled: four arrested with ivory and pangolins scales
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15.3.2019
The biggest crackdown on organized trafficking ring in Cameroon this year so far!
International Pangolin Scales Network Dismantled
18.8.2018
On 18th August 2018, the wildlife officials and judicial police officers in Douala, busted a an international network of an pangolin scales traffickers when 6 people were arrested with about 718 kg of pangolin scales. The operation was carried out during attempts by the traffickers to sell the pangolin scales.
International Pangolin Scales Network Dismantled
Chimp traffickers arrested in Douala
12.7.2018
Two suspected chimpanzee traffickers have been arrested in Douala for unlawful possession of a chimpanzee during a crackdown operation carried out by the Littoral Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife. The two who transported the animal hidden inside a carton box where arrested as they attempted to sell the 3-year old chimpanzee.
Chimp traffickers arrested in Douala
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8.10.2009
The Littoral Regional Delegation for National Security has arrested 2 wildlife dealers in Douala for trafficking in 1 ton of ivory about to be exported to international black market. The Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Judiciary and LAGA is establishing a case file against these ivory traffickers who are now behind bars. This, in conformity with the law of 1994, governing the wildlife sector in Cameroon.