Quantcast

Chinese ivory smuggler gets record sentence after trial in Kenya

By Agence France-Presse
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:19 EDT
google plus icon
repost-us-image-9994106
 
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page

A court in Kenya on Tuesday slapped a record sentence on a Chinese ivory smuggler, the first person to be convicted under tough new laws designed to stem a surge in poaching. Tang Yong Jian, 40, was ordered to pay 20 million shillings (170,500 euros…



Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, technology, fashion, entertainment, the offbeat, sports and a whole lot more in text, photographs, video, graphics and online.
 
 
 
 
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.
 
Google+