Pretoria - Police on Friday arrested two more suspects in Rustenburg in connection with the poaching of eight rhinos at the Klipkopspruit farm last weekend.
This brings to eight the number of people arrested. Three suspects linked to the incident were tracked down and arrested on Thursday night in central Pretoria, Katlehong and Alberton in Gauteng, while three other suspects, one of whom is a game ranger, were arrested in the Lethabing township on Monday.
Last weekend seven rhinos were found dead at the Klipkopspruit farm and another one was found on Monday.
North West Premier Thandi Modise said this was indicative that police were closing the net around the syndicate responsible for rhino poaching and were getting closer to the kingpins....