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Pictorial: Police Raids Charcoal Dealers Camp, Arrest 21 Suspects

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The suspects were picked up in an operation led by Xavier Sekanabo, the Commander of the Environmental Police Protection Unit on Saturday evening. The officers braved the rain and stormed the camp in Apaa Junction in Adjumani leading to the arrest of the suspects.
Heaps of charcoal bags
Police are holding twenty-one suspected illegal charcoal dealers following their arrest in a raid on their camp in Adjumani district.  

The suspects were picked up in an operation led by Xavier Sekanabo, the Commander of the Environmental Police Protection Unit on Saturday evening. The officers braved the rain and stormed the camp in Apaa Junction in Adjumani leading to the arrest of the suspects.

Police recovered thousands of charcoal bags and also impounded hundreds of others that were on trucks ready for transportation. They also impounded power saws used the charcoal dealers to fell endangered tree species.

 

URN brings you the pictures from the scene.