Arrested charcoal criminals get jail!

This young man was arrested while transporting the charcoal from the forest during yesterday’s operation. Since yesterday 16 people have been arrested & 12 were aligned in the court (today).They were all fined Ksh 40,000 each or 1 year imprisonment for destroying hardwood trees from Nyakweri & Ilgra forests. The others will be charged on Monday at Kilgoris law court.We thanks WWF, KWS, KFS, MEP, MC & AKTF rangers for working day & night to protect this important forest. We also appreciate the local community for helping the team & showing us the hideouts.

 

 





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