Ele­phant tusks seized in raid

Afro Voice (Western Cape) - - Free State News - ELFAS TORERAI

PO­LICE found six ele­phant tusks worth R1m in a raid in a house in It­soseng near Mahikeng.

They also found 92 pill con­tain­ers with an­tiretro­vi­ral (ARV) drugs. Six peo­ple were ar­rested.

Capt Aafje Botma said: “The pro­vin­cial stock theft task team and It­soseng po­lice, act­ing on a tip­off, went to a house in the area.

“Dur­ing the search, six ele­phant tusks, with an es­ti­mated street value of R1m and 92 pill con­tain­ers, con­tain­ing ARVs were found and con­fis­cated,” Botma said. The ac­cused are said to be mid­dle aged.

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