Limpopo police hunt poachers who shot and killed a rhino on local game farm

The rhino’s carcass was found by a farmworker who was patrolling the area on Friday.

FILE: A bull rhino. Picture: Thomas Holder/Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG - Police in Limpopo are searching for a group of suspected illegal hunters who poached and de-horned a rhino on a local game farm in the Lephalale area.

The rhino’s carcass was found by a farmworker who was patrolling the area on Friday.

Police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said: “The South African Police Service (Saps) are on a manhunt for suspected illegal hunters who shot and killed a rhino on a local game farm outside Lephalale.”

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