Indonesia: Police arrest traffickers in possession of horn from extremely endangered Sumatran rhino

Environmental law enforcement authorities in Indonesia’s Sumatra Island arrested three people on Aug. 13 in connection with the attempted sale of a rhino horn.

A man identified by authorities as Suharto, a retired captain in the Indonesian Army’s special forces, was allegedly in possession of the horn at the time of his arrest in Medan, North Sumatra province’s capital city. Suharto’s wife was arrested with him, as was the alleged broker, identified as Herman.

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