Two rhino killed, stripped of horns in Hoedspruit

Posted on 20 November 2020

Two white rhino were found dead and dehorned in Hoedspruit on November 16, Limpopo police said.

‘This discovery was made during intensified patrols in various parts of this game reserve after gunshots were heard last night,’ Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said.

The animals were found with bullet wounds on a game reserve outside of Phalaborwa.

No arrests have been made yet.

Anyone with information leading to the arrest of the suspects involved in this crime, may contact Detective Warrant Officer Johan Chomse on 063 316 9809, or Colonel Alpheus Mokale at 082 565 6524.

They could also call Crime Stop on 08600 10111, or their nearest police station, or by using the My SAPS app.

Picture: Michael Heramb

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