11 Arrested For Dealing In Ivory

, Anita Nyarko

artefact sellers were at the weekend arrested at the Arts Centre in Accra for allegedly possessing ivory in the country. The suspects, who are currently on police enquiry bail, are Tahiru Haruna, 29, Mohammed Kabiru, 29, Rose Mensah, 25, Atta Issah, 30, and Razak Tahiru 18. The others are Yakubu Benjamin, 45, Garba Ibrahim, 55, Musa Ali, 40, Jibril Alhassan 27, Yakubu Osman, 28, and Samaila Alahassan. They are being charged under the Wildlife Conservation Regulation LI 685 of 1971 which makes it...

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