A FORMER policeman, who is believed to be behind the poisoning of 23 elephants at Ngamo Safaris together with his four accomplices, will know his fate today when Hwange magistrate Lindiwe Maphosa passes sentence.
THERE appears to be a massive upswing in industrial poaching in Zimbabwe after police arrested three Lupane men in connection with the killing of about eight elephants whose carcasses were recently discovered at Ngamo Safaris.
BULAWAYO High Court judge Justice Martin Makonese has denied bail to a police boss and his three subordinates who allegedly received a $10 000 bribe from poachers suspected to have recently poisoned to death over 100 elephants in the Hwange National Park.
MDC-T has claimed poaching syndicates behind the mass killing of elephants at Hwange National Park are linked to Zanu PF…
ONE of the two poachers arrested over the weekend for poisoning 11 elephants and dehorning them was yesterday jailed for 15 years.
REPORTS that Tsholotsho villagers under Chief Siphoso have not handed any cyanide stocks they are reportedly keeping at their homes following an ultimatum by a government taskforce early this month show that finding a solution to the alarming poaching activities at the Hwange National Park will not be easy.