Police stopped 3 men after they received a tip-off and this is what they found hidden in their bag
(Picture supplied by Sekororo official news page)
South African Police Service (SAPS) members have arrested 3 male suspects aged between 25 and 50 for wildlife trafficking and contravening the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act of 2004.
According to the Sekororo news report, on Sunday, 3 September 2023, South African Police Service (SAPS) members received a tip-off about suspects who are selling pangolin, they responded swiftly to this information and they intercepted the suspects in Bochum, Polokwane (Limpopo Province).
The suspects were thoroughly searched and a pangolin was found hidden in their bag, they were arrested and detained in jail on charges for wildlife trafficking and contravening the National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act of 2004.
The suspects made their first appearance at the Senwabarwana Magistrate’s Court today, Monday 4 September 2023 to face the charges and they were remanded in custody. Further Investigations on this matter are still ongoing.