Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit Thwarts Ivory Trafficking Attempt Amidst Violence

In Uganda, the Uganda Wildlife Crime Unit (UWCU) showcased their unwavering commitment to combatting wildlife crime with a daring operation named Bodalla. This multi-agency effort resulted in the apprehension of three wildlife traffickers who were caught red-handed attempting to sell two substantial ivory tusks weighing nearly 75 kilograms. However, the operation was not without its perils, as the arrest team faced fierce resistance from both the suspects and a hostile crowd of bystanders, highlighting the dangers Wildlife Crime Units confront in their daily efforts to protect endangered species. Despite sustaining injuries, the courageous UWCU operatives and law enforcement personnel successfully carried out the arrests, underscoring the dedication and bravery required in the fight against wildlife trafficking.

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