Somaliland Arrests 9 Tortoise Dealers
Authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland have arrested nine people accused selling tortoise to foreigners. Six tortoises were released from captivity. Recently, there have been reports of tortoise trade where people say that tortoise has minerals which have high value. Some unidentified foreign agencies were said to be buying it with good money whereas others were pointing fingers at the UN agencies for buying the animal that has now become an endangered species.