VIDEO: Rhino poacher says Mahlobo is his 'mate'

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FILE: State Security Minister David Mahlobo is seen at a press conference.

FILE: State Security Minister David Mahlobo is seen at a press conference.

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FILE: State Security Minister David Mahlobo is seen at a press conference.

FILE: State Security Minister David Mahlobo is seen at a press conference.

 

 

 

*Editor's note: WARNING - The video above contains visuals of a graphic nature.

JOHANNESBURG – An Al Jazeera documentary claims State Security Minister David Mahlobo is friends with a Chinese rhino horn trafficker.

In a video secretly recorded, a massage parlour owner in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, Guan Jiang Guang, brags about his alleged association with the minister.

READ: Should SA legalise trade in rhino horn?

Mahlobo has denied these claims.

* Watch the documentary embedded above.