Thai national arrested for illegal rhino trading
28 March 2012
Yesterday the Hawks arrested a Thai National in Johannesburg at the Thai Emperors Palace in connection with illegal rhino horn trading.
Spokesperson of the Revenue Service Adrian Lackay says the arrest comes after a thorough investigation into the unlawful trade in rhino horn internationally.
The suspect had 21-thousand-Rands in cash on him.
He is believed to be the fourth suspect in a big syndicate, including another two Thai nationals and Free State game farm owner Marnus Steyl.