MPUMALANGA – The Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation based in Nelspruit have on Friday 14 January 2022 executed Warrant of arrest to Rogerio Domingos Moiane (52) during his court appearance at Delmas Magistrate Court for a bail judgement on Possession of rhino horn case.
The accused was initially arrested in March 2016 at Kaapmuiden for Possession of unlicensed firearm (Rifle) with silencer and ammunitions. The accused made several court appearances and later was released on bail but never returned in court and warrant of his arrest was issued.
In October 2021, the accused while out on bail and sort for evading court was found at Delmas N12 in Possession of rhino horn, he was then arrested, charged and detained at Modderbee Prison whilst attending at Delmas Court for bail application whereby the case was postponed to 24 February 2022 for further investigation.
The accused was also served with warrant of arrest for Kaapmuiden case, and he is expected to appear before the Nelspruit Magistrate Court on Monday, 17 January 2022. Investigation continues.
Source: South African Police Service