30 Jun '15, 11pm

Would-Be Rhino Poacher Caught Before He Had a Chance to Kill

Would-Be Rhino Poacher Caught Before He Had a Chance to Kill

It brought me immense pleasure to tell you about the apprehension of the first two fugitives from Interpol’s Most Wanted Environmental List which first launched in October 2014. Similar arrests have taken place since, including the arrest of Nepal’s top wildlife criminal Rajkumar Praja who was caught in Malaysia. He’s the ringleader of a rhino poaching network in Nepal and was the subject of a global INTERPOL environmental fugitive operation. Information exchanged between the INTERPOL National Central Bureaus in Nepal and Malaysia led to his arrest by the Royal Malaysian Police in January 2015, and now Praja is due to serve a 15-year sentence for rhino poaching and trading internationally in rhino horns. Continuing with the good news for those who appreciate justice for wildlife criminals, another rhino poacher has been nabbed, and this time authorities apprehended the cri...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/would-be-rhino-poacher-caught...

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