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VIETNAMESE MAN ARRESTED WITH 6 RHINO HORNS.

JOHANNESBURG – Three alleged rhino poachers, including a Vietnamese citizen, have been arrested and are expected to appear in the Brits Magistrate’s Court today. Three poachers were arrested for killing eight rhino and cutting off their horns at the Finfoot Nature Reserve near Sun City last week. A Vietnamese man was also arrested in Pemba, Mozambique on

RHINO KILLER RINGLEADER IS A FORMER POLICEMAN

The suspect who has been confirmed as a former police officer was arrested in 2011 after being found with large quantities of money as well as DNA samples that matched recently poached rhino’s in the North West province.  National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Medupe Simasiku said he would face charges of rhino poaching and illegal

POACHERS DEHORN 14 RHINOS

Police say 14 rhinos in two seperate South African provinces have been found illegally dehorned in the past week, three of which had died. Capt. Paul Ramaloko said late Sunday that eleven of the rhinos were found at the Hartzhoogte game lodge in the North West province, where two had died. Ramaloko said a driver

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