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« Illegal animal consignment seized | Main | 3 tonnes of live tortoises seized in India »
Sunday
Feb082009

3 in court over rhino poaching in South Africa

3 Chinese businessmen have appeared in court in connection with the largest rhino-horn poaching event in South Africa's legal history, when around 50 horns were smuggled mainly out of Kruger National Park. The trio were arrested in the wake of the apprehension, in January 2009, of 8 South African and Mozambique members of an illegal hunting ring, reports Dieburger.com

Drie Chinese in hof in SA se grootste renostersaak
Dieburger.com
08/02/2009


Nelspruit. – Drie Chinese sakemanne het Vrydag in die hof in Middelburg verskyn in die grootste renoster-horing-diefstalsaak in die land se regsgeskiedenis.

Sowat 50 renosterhorings, wat volgens die klagstaat R20 miljoen werd is en uit hoofsaaklik die Krugerwildtuin gesmokkel is, is by die saak betrokke.

http://www.dieburger.com/Stories/News/19.0.1282257258.aspx

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