Suspect arrested in possession of a San Rock Art

PRETORIA  – A 48 year-old suspect will be appearing in the Port Sheptone Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning, 22 February 2021 following his arrest by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation team in Port Shepstone together with the K9 Unit for illegally trading in an archaeological item contravening the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.

The Hawks team reacted on information received about a suspect who had advertised a San Rock Art for sale on social media in the South Coast area. A search warrant was executed on the premises at Montague road in Sea Park which led to the arrest of the suspect in possession of the San Rock Art on Thursday, 18 February 2021.

 

Source: South African Police Service

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