POACHING POLICE: Kenyan Officer Found with 600kg Rhino Horn

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What a horrible crime the officer has committed. I hope there are no more like him, but I doubt that is the case.

A Kenyan police officer and two other suspects have appeared in court over the illegal possession of rhino horn.

The officer was arrested with a piece of rhino horn weighing 600kg (94st), the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) says.

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Rhino horn is said to sell for around $65,000 (£43,200) per kg on the Asian black market.

Kenya has recently taken a more aggressive stance against poaching as it combats a surge in demand for rhino horn.

Read more: BBC


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