Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit’s Success: Operation Babinda Leads to Arrest and Seizure of 78 kgs. of Ivory

In a groundbreaking operation on January 21, 2024, the Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit unveiled Operation Babinda, culminating in the apprehension of a wildlife trafficker attempting to sell six pieces of elephant tusks. Ingeniously concealed within a shipment of bananas, the illicit cargo weighed 78 kilograms. The swift and strategic action of the dedicated team operating in Western Uganda resulted in the successful seizure of the ivory, thwarting the illegal trade and reinforcing the unit’s commitment to wildlife protection. This achievement stands as a testament to the relentless efforts of the Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit in combatting the illegal wildlife trade.

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