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Pembe za ndovu zaenye thamani ya zaidi ya Tshs 2 Billion zakamatwa HongKong

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by masssaiboi, Oct 21, 2012.

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    masssaiboi JF-Expert Member

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    Over £2million worth of illegally shipped ivory was confiscated by custom officers in Hong kong in the city's biggest ever seizure of endangered species products. Seven people were arrested after custom officials, acting on a tip-off, searched containers shipped from Tanzania and Kenya. Officers found nearly 1,000 pieces of ivory tusks weighing about 4,188lb along with 3lb of ivory ornaments from Tanzania. Officials seized a total of 1,209 pieces of ivory tusk and 1.4 kilograms of ivory ornaments worth over £2million Smuggling: Officials seized a total of 1,209 pieces of ivory tusk and 1.4 kilograms of ivory ornaments worth over £2million There were hundreds of elephant tusksThere were hundreds of elephant tusks The ivory from endangered species was hidden in bags of plastic scrap The next day, officers found 237 pieces of ivory tusks also weighing 4,188lb in a shipment. Authorities in China arrested seven people, including one from Hong Kong. The ivory seizure tops one in 2011 worth £1.4 million.The ivory was hidden in shipments from Kenya and Tanzania The ivory was hidden in shipments from Kenya and TanzaniaIt was said to be the biggest haul of ivory tusk in Hong Kong customs enforcement history in a single operation It was said to be the biggest haul of ivory tusk in Hong Kong customs enforcement history in a single operation Lam Tak-fai, head of Hong Kong's Ports and Maritime Command, said:*'This is the biggest haul of ivory tusk in Hong Kong customs enforcement history in a single operation.' Wildlife activists blame China's growing presence in Africa for an unprecedented surge in poaching elephants for their tusks, most of which are believed to be smuggled to China and Thailand to make ivory ornaments. Under Hong Kong law, anyone found guilty of trading in endangered species products can be faces up to two years in prison and a fine of up to 640,000 US dollars (nearly £400,000).VIDEO: The massive haul seized in Hong Kong...
     
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    white wizard JF-Expert Member

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    kwenye shamba la bibi,hakuna jipya hapo,ni upepo tu utapita ktk nchi ya kusadikika!
     
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    ni kampuni gani iliyo safirisha hiyo mizigo? sio ya yule jamaa yetu wa arusha?
     
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