Namibia: Man Denied Bail for Possessing Elephant Tusks


Lugeretzia Kooper, The Namibian

Date Published

The Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court yesterday denied bail to Klaus
Kapundula (39), who stands accused of illegal possession of two
elephant tusks.

Kapundula was arrested at a Katima Mulilo guest house on Tuesday night
while in possession of the tusks.

His case was postponed to 26 April for further investigations and to
apply for legal aid.

The value of the tusks is not known yet.

Kapundula, who appeared before magistrate Vincent Nzaca, was arrested
during routine police operations.