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22 Feb 2021
12:05

Man arrested for possession of a San Rock Art

Witness Reporter

A 48-year-old man was arrested in Port Shepstone for illegally trading in an archaeological item contravening the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.

A 48-year-old man was arrested in Port Shepstone for illegally trading in an archaeological item contravening the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999.

The man is expected to appear in the Port Shepstone Magistrates court on Monday following his arrest by the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation team in Port Shepstone together with the K9 unit.

Police said 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 Poad in Sea Park which led to the arrest of the mant in possession the San Rock Art on Thursday, February 18, 2021.