On Friday, the SAPS Pietermaritzburg Flying Squad and K9 Unit apprehended a 30-year outdated man for having a rhino horn in his possession.
Police spokesperson Capt. Nqobile Gwala stated officers had been on a operation after they noticed and halted a black BMW car on the N3.
“The car was searched and a rhino horn, which weighed 1.2kg was discovered. The worth of the rhino horn is R1.2m,” she stated.
The car that was made use of, within the fee of the crime was taken maintain of.
The suspect was apprehended and charged to court docket for having a rhino horn in his possession. He’ll come earlier than the Pietermaritzburg Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Monday.