Police arrest gang in possession of CZK 100 million worth of illegal rhino horns

The police say they have arrested the members of an international gang that illegally exported the horns of strictly protected rhinoceroses from South Africa. Customs officers uncovered 24 rhino horns worth an estimated CZK 100 million in what was the biggest haul of its kind since the establishment of the Czech Republic. Sixteen people have been charged in connection with the matter.

Author: Ian Willoughby