By Edwin Nyarangi
Three people were arrested at Nkararo in Trans Mara.
They were found in possession of eight elephant tusks weighing 14 kgs worth Sh2.8 million.
Ouko Omambia, Obieyo Nyadat and Francis Muchemi were arrested on Sunday night.
Trans Mara West police chief Alfred Muthua said Kenya Police and Kenya Wildlife Service officers were acting on a tip off from members of the public.
Muthua said the officers laid an ambush for the suspects in the area for several days.