Namwala man jailed for government trophy

A man of Chief Shenzongo’s area in Itezhi tezhi district has been sentenced to five years imprisonment with hard labour by Namwala Magistrate Muzambalika Simwatachela for being in possession of ivory without a certificate of ownership.

Kennedy Moyo aged 37 years approached a man of known identity to help him find market for his ivory but the man he approached reported the matter to Namwala Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).

Moyo was arrested at Mbila plains by ZAWA after being tricked that market for ivory was found and that he (Moyo) should be at Mbila plains to meet with the buyer but ZAWA officers appeared on the scene with a land cruiser belonging to the office of the President (OP) apprehended him.He was found with 10.5kgs of ivory on the 5th May.

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