"This is no longer an environmental management problem ONLY, but it has become a matter in which we have involved all law enforcement agencies. Operation Rhino continues and remains a standing agenda item of the National Joints Committee (Nat Joints Com), which comprises of senior members of SAPS Organised Crime Unit, The Hawks, NPA and the South African National Defence Force."Minister Edna Molewa said furthermore that 90 people had been arrested for poaching this year in South Africa. Click here for her full statement.
Compared to the last stats published 6 days ago, 9 more rhinos have been illegally killed in South Africa, but no additional arrests of poachers have been made. Shocking!