Six charged for poaching and possession of suspected stolen property in Ntabamhlophe

The vehicle with a load of wooden poles that could not be accounted for.

A total of six arrests were made in Ntabamhlophe on Friday.

Five men, who were part of a group, were found with buck meat and a skin. This was when Ntabamhlophe police accompanied by Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife rangers descended on them in the Mondi forest.

 

The remains of a buck were found in possession of five men in the Mondi forest area in Ntabamhlophe.

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The men are aged between 20 and 25 and have been charged with poaching and being in possession of stolen property.
Later that day, alert officers espied a vehicle laden with wooden poles.

 

“The driver had allegedly hired the vehicle and was unable to explain the origin of its load. He faces a charge of being in possession of suspected stolen property,” said police spokesperson Warrant Officer Basheer Khan.

The vehicle has been impounded.

 

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