Men arrested over cubs

2011-11-14 07:19

Two Botswana nationals have been arrested for possession of lion cubs, skins and bones in Morokweng village, in North West, police said today.

Police acting on a tip-off went to an abandoned house in the village yesterday morning and found two lion cubs inside, said Brigadier Thulane Ngubane.

Four lion skins and bones were found in a vehicle parked in the yard opposite the house, said Ngubane.

The men arrested were charged with illegal possession of game and were expected to appear in the Ganyesa Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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