Chinese Nationals Arrested in Brazzaville for Ivory Smuggling
Four men were arrested in Brazzaville for Ivory Trafficking. One of the Chinese admitted to being the leader of the group and responsible for all the Ivory, he is still detained and is the first Chinese national to be prosecuted and jailed for Ivory Trafficking in Central Africa. The other three men have been released on bail because they were considered to just be accomplices to the leader. Two of the men only had small amounts of ivory on them when arrested and the third had none at all.