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Ivory trafficker 'behind the slaughter of more than 10,000 elephants over the last 40 years' is arrested in Togo

Suspected ivory trafficker Emile N
Suspected ivory trafficker Emile N'Bouke stands with seized ivory carvings and tusks after his arrest in Togo Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2386684/Ivory-trafficker-slaughter-10-000-elephants-40-years-arrested-Togo.html#ixzz2bVvuD9l


2013-08-09 - Lome, Togo
An ivory trafficker whose work is suspected to have fuelled the slaughter of more than 10,000 elephants over 40 years has been arrested. Emile N´bouke, 58, known as ´The Boss´, was detained in the Togo capital Lome where police found 1,500lbs (700kgs) of ivory at his shop. Activists say N´bouke is not only a buyer of illegal ivory but helped finance poaching targeting elephants throughout Central Africa.



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