Cops tracking down ivory thieves
More arrests could be made after the discovery of elephant tusks at Cape Town International.
CAPE TOWN - More arrests could be made in connection with the discovery of several elephant tusks at Cape Town International Airport.
Police confiscated more than 40 tusks hidden in containers at a warehouse on the outskirts of the airport on Tuesday.
South African Revenue Services (Sars) officials discovered the large tusks before alerting the Hawks.
Approximately 46 pieces of ivory worth millions of Rands were seized.
The police's Andre Traut said two men aged 36 and 43 were arrested
"Both suspects are from Cape Town and are due to make an appearance in court once they have been charged."
He said they cannot rule out the possibility of more arrests.
Authorities are still determining the exact value of the haul.