Jumbo killed by plantation guards


KOTA KINABALU: In the end, it was not the work of poachers after all – two plantation guards engaged to keep wildlife off the company grounds turned their weapons on a Borneo pygmy elephant – and then sawed off its tusks.

This seems to be initial findings of the police as they arrested six suspects, including the two guards, at 12.40am yesterday around Kalabakan in Sabah’s southwestern Tawau.

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