Leopard skin smuggler arrested

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Leopard skin smuggler arrested

Post by Flutterby » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:04 am

MALALANE – According to Sgt Bheki Nkosi of Malalane SAPS, the 45-year-old Anna Mathonsi was found carrying the five skins in two maize meal bags in Impala Street last Thursday.

The unprocessed skins have a street value of R30 000 and have been handed over to the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA).

Nkosi said the fact that the skins were unprocessed and that Mathonsi had five of them raised suspicions among the police officers.

Police suspect that she was heading somewhere to sell them after the animals had been poached in the Kruger National Park (KNP) or one of the local game reserves or farms.

The SAPS, aided by the MTPA and SANParks, are still investigating where the animals had been poached.

Nkosi stated that carcasses or other evidence of poaching and wildlife crimes are usually sent to the MTPA, so that they can determine the damage caused and what impact it has on the environment.

If the crime is of national priority, such as rhino poaching, the case is usually handled by a national task team. However, if local SAPS come across a wildlife crime, they will react.

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Re: Leopard skin smuggler arrested

Post by Richprins » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:07 am

0*\

Eventually they will begin poaching rats and mice. O**
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Post by Dzombo » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:13 pm

Richprins wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:07 am

Eventually they will begin poaching rats and mice.
That's all that will be left 0*\

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Post by Lisbeth » Fri Jan 18, 2019 2:14 pm

0= :evil:
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Post by Richprins » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:20 pm

The skins go to Swazi and Zulu chiefs or sub chiefs or etc... \O ^Q^ O\/ O/\ X#X
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Post by Lisbeth » Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:46 pm

It should be prohibited, but then there would be a revolution :O^
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Post by Flutterby » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:23 am

Even Zuma wore leopard skins! :evil:

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Post by Lisbeth » Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:44 am

"Even"? I would especially expect it from one like him O**
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Re: Leopard skin smuggler arrested

Post by Flutterby » Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:54 am

True! lol

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