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Mozambique: Police Officers Arrested Over Rhino Poaching


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Jill
- 2027 days ago - allafrica.com
Maputo -- Three members of the Mozambican police force (PRM) have been detained in Magude district, in Maputo province, over their alleged involvement in rhinoceros poaching.



   

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Veronique L (209)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 6:28 am
Oh my God......this is so sad
 

Sue H (7)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 9:26 am
May they be kicked off the force and jailed.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 3, 2013, 10:54 am
They should be shot---that would def set an example. Thx
 

Danuta W (1251)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 2:13 am
Noted
 

Sheila D (194)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 10:44 pm
So sad the protectors turned out to be the killers or the accomplices.
Noted with heartfelt sadness that the rhinos don't seem to have a relief. Thank you.
 

Victoria Wade (1)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 11:17 pm
devastating. the greed and corruption stem from high among the ranks.
 

jude M (23)
Sunday August 4, 2013, 11:52 pm
Thank God they got caught. i think this is the same thing happening in my country with all the elephants being poached. thogh i don't think it's just the lower ranks it must have backing from very high ranking officials considering the rate at which the elephants are dying with very few arrests and the government taking forever to amend the wildlife act. it's such aterrible situation all around.
 

Leslene D (84)
Monday August 5, 2013, 12:56 am
Disgusting bastard rubbishes - they should be lined up and damn well executed. Rid the earth of them, they have lost their right to be part of it!
 

Nikki B (129)
Monday August 5, 2013, 1:05 am
Noted. This is sad on so many levels. :(
 

PlsNoMessage s (588)
Monday August 5, 2013, 2:17 am
Noted
 

Tanya W (65)
Monday August 5, 2013, 2:32 am
Disgusting!!! They are supposed to be upholding the law - not imposing their own laws by putting a price on these innocent animals heads!!! Put a bounty on theirs'!!!
 

Frances Darcy (92)
Monday August 5, 2013, 3:38 am
Collusion .... that is how the poachers succeed . How do you punish people like this....
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday August 5, 2013, 4:16 am
hmmmmm
 

S D B (76)
Monday August 5, 2013, 4:58 am
What a sorry state of affairs
 

Carol J (9)
Monday August 5, 2013, 5:33 am
Such a betrayal..
 

Past Member (0)
Monday August 5, 2013, 6:52 am
:-(
 

. (0)
Monday August 5, 2013, 7:49 am
Very sad. I thought the police were supposed to protect the rhinos from poaching.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday August 5, 2013, 10:58 am
Noted!
 

Nimue Michelle P (339)
Monday August 5, 2013, 3:40 pm
Freaking arseholes.
 

Christine S (134)
Monday August 5, 2013, 5:24 pm
So disgusted.
 
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