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Hawks raid home of alleged rhino kingpin

Police have raided the home of alleged rhino poaching kingpin, Dawie Groenewald.

Police outside suspected rhino kingpin Dawie Groenewald's house. Picture: Taurai Maduna/EWN
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POLOKWANE - A team of police officers gathered outside the home of alleged rhino syndicate kingpin Dawie Groenewald in Polokwane on Wednesday morning.

The Hawks and national police are seizing Groenewald’s assets as part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged rhino poaching charges laid against him.

The home of Groenewald located in an upmarket Polokwane suburb, is busy with police recording each and every appliance as part of the ongoing investigation against him.

Police said they will now visit the alleged rhino syndicate's other property in the hope of seizing valuable assets including a helicopter and luxury cars.

Police plan to recover R55 million worth of assets.

(Edited by Clare Matthes)

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