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Johannesburg - A fruit and vegetable vendor, a Transnet employee and a driving school owner are due to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Friday on allegations of dealing in rhino horns.
The three - Rajendran Moodley, Sithembiso Luthuli and Samgelo Sibiya - were arrested in a sting operation on March 18.
Moodley allegedly tried to sell a rhino horn to an undercover policeman at the Elangeni Hotel in Durban.
Police arrested them after they allegedly showed the officer the horn in the boot of Sibiya's car, parked outside the hotel on Durban's Golden Mile.
At a previous court appearance, prosecutor Krishen Shah said the State had a “watertight case”.
Shah said the metre-long horn weighed 6.5kg and would fetch about R3-million.
The men allegedly tried to sell the horn for R1.5-million. - Sapa