Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit- Arrests made for pangolin scales

On July 5, 2023, a successful multi-agency operation (Operation TOWER) by the Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit (UWCU) resulted in the arrest of subjects who possessed a small quantity of pangolin scales for sale within the illicit wildlife trade market. A Kampala subject met with operatives to sell the pangolin scales. A second subject was also implicated in the trafficking scheme.

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