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Four men ‘steal’ 36 jumbo tusks

By Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu

Four men have been arrested for allegedly stealing 36 elephant tusks valued at $61 000 from a West Nicholson hunter.Norman Dlamini (43) and Vusa Lunga (29), who are employed at different farms in West Nicholson as well as Christopher Mishoni (46) and Laurence Edward (69) of Hillside Suburb in Bulawayo, appeared at the Gwanda magistrate’s court yesterday for unlawful entry and theft but the matter was postponed to a date yet to be advised.

The State will proceed by way of summons.

According to the State, the four men opened Mr Nicola Rodgers’ storeroom at his house in Olympus Block in West Nicholson using a duplicate key between October 2016 and March 2017.