The Star (Nairobi)

20 February 2013

Kenya: Taskforce to Look Into Poaching Has Been Set Up

Photo: Amboseli Park
Increased poaching to render Elephant population extinct in the country.

A task force to look into the poaching menace in the country has been formed. Forestry and Wildlife Minister Noah Wekesa says they will among other issues investigate if KWS has done enough to cut down poaching and if any of its officers are involved.

The task force will submit a report on their findings in 6 weeks.

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