Africa-Asia | African 'gang' linked to big hauls of wildlife seized in Asia

African ‘gang’ linked to big hauls of wildlife seized in Asia

Major seizure of pangolin scales in Hong Kong last week is allegedly the latest of multiple consignments sent via Nigeria en route to China; anti-trafficking group says better training helped nab five members of 'gang' in the Congo last month

July 26, 2018 9:15 PM (UTC+8)
Four of the 'wildlife smugglers' arrested by Congo police now held in Brazzaville. They are alleged to be part of gangs shipping big loads of illegal wildlife parts to Southeast Asia and China. Photo: Supplied
Four of the 'wildlife smugglers' arrested by Congo police now held in Brazzaville. They are alleged to be part of gangs shipping big loads of illegal wildlife parts to Southeast Asia and China. Photo: Supplied