Croc sellers caught

2013-08-12 20:21
Crocodile. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Crocodile. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

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Johannesburg - Two men have been caught selling crocodiles in Limpopo, police said on Monday.

Spokesperson Ronel Otto said police received a tip-off on Sunday that the two were selling crocodiles from a house in Ga-Mothapo.

Police, posing as buyers, arrested the men, who led detectives to where the crocodiles were being kept.

"A full investigation into where the animals came from will be conducted," said Otto.

The crocodiles were removed by animal inspectors and taken to a sanctuary.

The two were scheduled to appear in the Mankweng Magistrate's Court later on Monday.

Read more on:    polokwane  |  conservation  |  animals  |  poaching

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