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Two rhino poachers caught

Two men have been arrested for allegedly killing and dehorning a rhino in Hoedspruit, Limpopo police said on Saturday.

Tthe ranger of the private game farm heard shots being fired around 09:00 on Friday and called the police.
“Together they traced the suspects on foot and four suspects were found on the farm.”

Two men ran away but the other two were arrested. A rhino horn, hunting rifle, two projectiles and an axe were found in their possession.

The men, from Mozambique and South Africa, are expected to appear in the Hoedspruit Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
The search for the men’s accomplices continues.

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    • Good question – I think with poaching becoming more and more of an issue and with the world focusing on us, we may get a decent sentence although maybe I am being a bit too hopeful?

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