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Sixteen nabbed for illegal hunting in Hofmeyr

May 25, 2020
Sixteen nabbed for illegal hunting in Hofmeyr

Hofmeyr - On Sunday, sixteen suspects between the ages of 23 and 48 years were arrested for illegal hunting, in the Hofmeyr district.

"An official from the Department of Environmental Affairs Queenstown effected the arrests when twelve carcasses were found in the suspects' possession," said police spokesperson, Captain Lariane Jonker.

"The spring bucks were hunted with dogs and knives which were also confiscated.

"The thirty-two (32) dogs were taken to the SPCA in Queenstown."

A case of Illegal hunting is being investigated by the Hofmeyr SAPS.

The suspects are due to appear in the Hofmeyr Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

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