Two men were arrested for the poaching of rabbits in Witbank Game Reserve, reports Witbank News.
On Sunday morning, May 13, at 02:30, two men were spotted inside the game reserve. When authorities arrived on the scene, they found rabbits in their possession.
It is alleged that the men claimed that they drove over the rabbits at first, but when the vehicle was searched, they found a firearm inside the vehicle.
The 34- and 32-year-old men were placed under arrest for poaching and taken to Witbank Police Station.
A case of hunting, catching, capturing or killing of wild animals by any means, method or device without a permit was opened.
The men were expected to appear in Witbank Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, May 15.