Wanted U.S. Fugitive Arrested at Kenyan Airport
60-year-old Mansur Mohamed Surur, aka 'Mansour', a Kenyan citizen and wanted fugitive in the U.S., is reportedly wanted by several agencies for his involvement in trafficking of drugs and participating the illegal trade of rhino horns and elephant ivory, both protected wildlife species, valued at more than U.S.$7 million. He is linked to the poaching of over 35 rhinos and 100 elephants.
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