Officer cuffed

2018-01-24 06:01

Eight suspects, including a police officer, were arrested at a communal farm at Delportshoop on Sunday (21/01) evening in connection with illegal hunting.

The officer is apparently a policeman from Mahikeng, North West.

According to Brig. Mohale Rama­tseba, the police’s provincial head of communications, the suspects were arrested at the Horing Doring farm.

“Three carcasses of blue wildebeest were recovered. A double-cab bakkie, as well as two rifles, were confisca­ted,” said Ramatseba in a statement.

Lt.Genl. Risimati Shivuri, provincial commissioner of the police in the Northern Cape, pointed out that the arrest would send a strong message to police officials involved in criminal activities. He urged members of the community to report such police officials.

The suspects have appeared in the Barkly West Magistrate’s Court.

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