By Reuben Githinji
Police have arrested a suspected poacher with 5kg of elephant tusks. Police boss James Karisa said officers arrested Johnson Mwaniki, 40, with the tusks in Kanja village on the Embu East and North districts border.
Karisa said the police raided the suspect’s house yesterday following a tip-off from members of public. He said officers are holding Mwaniki at Manyatta police station to help with investigations. Karissa said police have intensified patrols to fight poaching. He called on residents to work closely with police to fight poaching.