Suspect arrested with rhino horns

2015-11-18 06:00
Detective warrant officer Sugen Raman, detective constable Jolan Subban, officer Sagren Govender, detective warrant officer Pat Moonsamy, officer Marias Prinsloo and officer Mervin Smith who swiftly acted on the tip-off.  Photo: Makhosandile Zulu

Detective warrant officer Sugen Raman, detective constable Jolan Subban, officer Sagren Govender, detective warrant officer Pat Moonsamy, officer Marias Prinsloo and officer Mervin Smith who swiftly acted on the tip-off. Photo: Makhosandile Zulu

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THE KwaDukuza Municipality Crime Prevention Unit and the KwaDukuza SAPS arrested a suspect for possession of two rhino horns and pieces of ivory, on Thursday morning.

According to an SAPS source, following a tip-off by an informant, members of the crime prevention unit and the SAPS proceeded to a supermarket on King Shaka Street.
The suspect was searched and arrested after the two rhino horns and pieces of ivory were found in his bag. It is believed the suspect was trying to sell the items.

The suspect will appear in the KwaDukuza Magistrate’s Court soon, said the source.



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