Police recover four elephant tusks from escaped suspects
October 30, 2023
Benoni Flying Squad members recovered four elephant tusks on October 20.
At around 17:00, Sergeant Jaco Powell and Constable Juan-Mare Eksteen were
patrolling Brakpan next to the rugby stadium when they noticed a man
carrying a bag.
On seeing the SAPS vehicle, the person ran into the open field and dropped
Members recovered the bag and found four elephant tusks inside.
Unfortunately, the suspect managed to escape.
However, a member from the Local Criminal Record Centre visited the scene
to gather evidence from the exhibit.
Investigation continues into the origins of the tusks and tracing of the