Rhino poachers intercepted

DURBAN – In the early hours of this morning at 04:30, KwaMsane police were conducting crime prevention duties when they observed a vehicle on the N2 freeway. When the suspects spotted the police they abandoned their vehicle and fled the scene on foot into nearby bushes. Police officers searched the vehicle and recovered an unlicensed 303 rifle with ten rounds of ammunition, three knives and rope.

It is suspected that that vehicle belongs to rhino poachers and investigation are in progress to trace the occupants of the vehicle.

Source: South African Police Service