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Rhino horn smugglers appear in court

Rhino horn smugglers appear in court

Eyewitness News | 7 Hour(s) Ago

Three men will appear in a Zimbabwean court for rhino horn smuggling on 

This after they tried to smuggle US$120,000 (R960,000) worth of horns into 
South Africa.

Authorities believe the men shot and killed a rhino on a farm in eastern 
Zimbabwe on New Year’s Eve.

Two men were arrested at Harare’s busy Road Port Terminals, where buses 
leave for South Africa.

Officials said the two horns weighed 8.2 kilograms and were found inside an 
Isuzu bakkie.

One of the suspects, Zivanai Masvaire, is a game scout at Eldorado Farm in 
eastern Macheke.

The official Herald newspaper said he led his two accomplices to the farm to 
kill the rhino and dehorn it.

Like South Africa, Zimbabwe is battling to preserve its dwindling rhino 

In the 1980s, Zimbabwe had a rhino population of around 3,000. The figure is 
now closer to 700.


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