The Peoples Procuratorate of Guangzhou City Guangdong Province v. Maged Tareq Mohammed Awn

Country
Type of court
Court jurisdiction
Date of opinion
2007
Abstract

On June 9, 2006, at 8:00pm, the defendant Maged Tareq Mohammed Awn arrived at Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, declared nothing to customs before entering China. Guangdong customs officials intercepted 6 elephant tusks, hidden in his suitcase. The seized ivory tusks were estimated to be worth 1,500,000RMB, which weigh a total of 33.34kg. The defendant told the court that the elephant tusks can be trade freely in Yemen and he did not know it would be illegal to bring ivory into China. (Provided by: UNODC SHERLOC)

Language of document
English
Transnational
No
Appealed
No
Source