Two Arrested For Possessing Live Pangolin

Two people, Christopher Wilson, 44 and Cecilia Katunga, 40 are in police custody in Chikwawa for allegedly being found in possession of a live pangolin.

Chikwawa police publicist, Dickson Matemba says they got a tip from villagers that the two were offering the pangolin for sale; leading to their arrests.

He says the two will appear in court soon. Previously, Director of Parks and Wildlife Department, Brighton Kumchedwa said they would deal with those tampering with protected species.

Wilson hails from Kalanga Village under Traditional Authority Govati in Mwanza district while Katunga comes from Ganamba Village in Senior Chief Ngabu in Chikwawa District.

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