Poaching: Nine suspects arrested

2013-02-27 00:00

NINE suspects appeared in the Melmoth Magistrate’s Court recently for being in possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition, and for poaching.

Seven were remanded in custody until March 6 while two juveniles were released into their parents’ custody.

In the early hours of last Friday morning, while Melmoth police were on patrol duties in kwaMagwaza, they found four dead buck, an axe, two shotguns, 10 live rounds, a pistol and a magazine with two live rounds in the suspects’ bakkie.

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