Two suspects of overseas nationwide have been arrested by the police.
The police in a press release on Monday mentioned these suspects had been present in a taxi in possession of an endangered pangolin
In accordance with the Nationwide police spokesperson, Col Athlenda Mathe, this arrest was made when members of the speedy rail policing unit from Gauteng North and Limpopo and troopers had been conducting routine car searches in Komatipoort.
Mathe mentioned the taxi which the 2 foreigners boarded was stopped and searched by the workforce.
There the workforce discovered the endangered species of their possession.
Extra investigation additional revealed that the 2 received into the county illegally.
They duo have been charged to court docket and are anticipated to seem within the Komatipoort Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Tuesday.
Pangolins are one of many world’s most illegally trafficked land mammals.
Those that illegally hunt Pangolins from SA most occasions promote it to Chinese language who use it to arrange delicacies or use it for conventional herbs.