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Suspected rhino poacher and police in gunfire exchange near Otavi

Suspected rhino poacher and police in gunfire exchange near Otavi

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 09 September 2019.

OTJIWARONGO, 09 SEP (NAMPA) - A 40-year-old suspected rhino poacher on Sunday exchanged gunfire with a team of 15 Namibian Police Force (NamPol) officers and members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) for nearly two-hours on a farm outside Otavi.

The Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas, in an interview with Nampa on Monday, said the exchange of gunfire started at about 12h00 on Sunday and ended at 14h00 after the suspect allegedly abandoned the hun ...

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