March 6th 2017:
Tanzania’s most notorious elephant poacher, nicknamed “The Devil”, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Boniface Matthew Maliango was responsible for killing thousands of elephants. He was arrested in Dar es Salaam in September 2015 after a year-long manhunt.
His crimes were the focus of a Netflix documentary film, The Ivory Game, produced by actor Leonardo DiCaprio.