22.9.2006

An American trafficking wildlife at an international level arrested possessing illegally live mandrill, live baboon and 9 others protected monkeys in Yaounde. He used to send animals to USA through Douala. Had a chimpanzee in the past in his house. He has a hand gun with a fake authorisation permit. He is not behind bars, complaint report not yet transmitted to court. He resisted violently threatening to use his gun. The American Embassy was kept informed and present during the operation. Live animals were taken care of by CWAF.