No operations took place this month and efforts are being made to ensure operations take place next month. Recruitment was intensified and a volunteer started the testing and training period in the investigations department as part of a strategy to bring renewed vigour in the department.
Under the framework of The Global Portrait Project, the portrait of the Deputy Director was published online. The portrait was painted by artist James Nickells who is the founder of the Global Portrait Project. He is painting an environmental activist from each of the 196 countries chosen from around the world. The Deputy Director was selected for Cameroon.
The Deputy Director held a meeting with officials of the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife to discuss issues related to the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding. He was accompanied to the meeting by the assistant head of the investigations department.
This month was marked by the arrest of a trafficker as a follow up of an arrest in April when a mandrill was rescued.
This month was marked by the arrest of 10 traffickers, 8 for trafficking in 476kg of pangolin scales, one for trafficking in 8 primate skulls and another for mandrill trafficking.
The month was marked by the arrest of 7 traffickers, 5 elephant tusks and 2 young chimpanzees seized.
The month was marked by the arrest of 3 traffickers, one with 246kg of pangolin scales and 2 others with a leopard skin and a civet skin.
There were no arrests carried out this month.