Healer admits to helping rhino poachers

2013-11-11 00:00

A 52-YEAR-OLD traditional healer, Bekhi Mthembu, who admitted taking part in a conspiracy to poach a rhino with the intention of selling its horn in January this year, is to pay an effective fine of R30 000 or serve three years in jail.

The role that Mthembu played in the conspiracy was to provide muthi, and perform a ritual to ensure a successful hunt and ensure the poachers got away undetected.

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