OPeration Platinum seizes pangolin scales

On April 26, 2023, a multi-agency team led by the Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit (UWCU) resulted in the arrest of 3 suspects who trafficked pangolin scales. The operatives traveled to the Lukodi Village in the remote Gulu District of Uganda and verified the traffickers were in possession of over 40 kgs of pangolin scales. Three arrests were made and two bags of pangolin scales were seized.

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