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Media Release: Customs officers make massive bust of rhino horn weighing 160kg

Media Release: Customs officers make massive bust of rhino horn weighing 160kg

17 July 2021 – Customs officers of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) seized 32 pieces of rhino horn, weighing 160kg, at a cargo transit shed at the OR Tambo International Airport earlier today.

The Customs officers were conducting manifest profiling with the Detector Dog Unit at the airport when one of the dogs identified a suspicious shipment destined to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). For more information, see the full statement here.

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