18 May 2017

South Africa: Suspects Found in the Possession of a Lion's Heads, Paws and Skins Arrested

press release

Police conducted joint intelligence driven operations in the Tubatse Policing area outside Burgersfort and during this operation, four (04) suspect's aged between 29 and 48 years were arrested for possession of lions' heads, paws and skins at Praktiseer outside Groblersdal yesterday on the 2017-05-17 at about 21:00.

The suspects are coming from various areas being: Venda, Lebowakgomo, Phalaborwa and Tubatse and during their arrests, the following were found:

Two (02) lion heads.

Eight (08) lion paws.

Two (02) lion skins.

The motive and the origin of the lion's parts is still unknown.

The suspect's will appear before Praktiseer Magistrate Court soon. Police investigations are still continuing.

South Africa

South Africa Plans to Ease Visa Burden

The South African Minister of Tourism, Derek Andre Hanekom, has assured that much is being done with procedures already… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 South African Police Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.