Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Zimbabwean poacher arrested after four years on the run for 'killing more than 100 elephants'

Zimbabwean poacher arrested after four years on the run for

The manhunt for a suspected poacher ended was he was caught by police in Zimbabwe, almost four years after he was accused of killing scores of elephants using cyanide capsules. 


Tony Maphosa has been on the run since 2013 after he allegedly poisoned water points and salt pans used by the animals. 


But was arrested in the Hwange National Park after a tip off last week.


The anti-poaching team, which included officers from the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority and police, also reportedly recovered two pieces of ivory from him when he was captured. 


Full story at http://ind.pn/2hge7Do


Source: Independent


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