Man caught with 2.3 metre long python jailed for two years

The man was arrested handling a live 2.3-metres long python on Tuesday night near the Likoni Ferry Channel.

The man carries the snake. He has been sentence for 2 years in jail. [Photo/Capital FM]

In Brief

-The man also alleged that he has worked with the Kenya Wild Life Service.

The 33-year-old man who was caught with a live 2.3-metre long python has been jailed for two years.

Apart from the 2 years sentence, the accused will also pay a fine of Sh 1 million for possessing the snake without a permit from the Kenya Wildlife Service.

The man also alleged that he has worked with the Kenya Wild Life Service.

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“The accused shall pay a fine of Sh1 million and in default serve 2 years in jail,” said the judge.

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The man was arrested handling a live 2.3-metres long python on Tuesday night near the Likoni Ferry Channel.

The man who is of the Giriama descent had properly tucked in the 10-kilogram snake in a black suitcase before police officers intercepted him and searched his bags.


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