Two rhino poachers have been sentenced to an effective 19 years’ imprisonment for a 2019 poaching incident in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. News24 reports that the men, who were convicted in October 2021, were each handed three years’ imprisonment for trespassing, one year for contravening the Immigration Act, 10 years for killing the rhinos, six years for possession of an unlicensed firearm and one year for the possession of unlicensed ammunition.
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