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Rhino poachers held in Limpopo

16 January 2013
Three suspected rhino poachers have been arrested in the Majeje area near Phalaborwa, Limpopo police said on Wednesday (16/01/2013).

Police, acting on a tip-off about three men on their way to shoot and dehorn a rhino, conducted roadblocks in the area and the men were taken into custody on Tuesday afternoon, Colonel Ronel Otto said.

Otto said their Toyota Corolla was searched and police found a .303 hunting rifle with ammunition, a silencer, and an axe. The vehicle was seized.

The men, aged 32, 43, and 20, would appear in court soon. – Sapa





Reader’s Comments

Report Abuse Author: royboy Date: 17 January 2013 14:38

Will be interesting to see if the punishment they receive will be similar to the Thai sentence last year….me personally would like to see these scum de-balled!

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