PHALABORWA: Alleged rhino poaching syndicate ‘dismantled’

This concerted effort was coordinated by members of the Phalaborwa Crime Intelligence jointly with National intervention Unit, said Police spokesperson, Lt Col Moatshe Ngoepe.

During the operation two rhino horns and a VW Jetta was confiscated.

Photo: SAPS

Ngoepe confirmed that the suspects (aged between 34 and 50) have since appeared before the Phalaborwa Magistrates Court on charges of illegal hunting and possession of a rhino horns and were remanded in custody until 21 February 2018.

Police investigations still continue, he concluded.

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