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News: Five men arrested by Severn SAPS for illegal hunting
2020/03/29

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape

KIMBERLEY - On Saturday, 28 March 2020 at about 23:00, five men aged between 20 and 42 were arrested by Severn SAPS members for illegal hunting.

SAPS Members, Warrant Officer, Precious Seikaneng, Sergeant Olebogeng Sebati, Sergeant Monnapula Seme, Constables Moorosi Pico and Onkarabetse Gasekatswe who were busy with patrol duties responded quickly to a complaint of a suspicious vehicle that was driving at high speed on Severn main road.

The five members stopped a white Toyota bakkie and searched it. While searching the bakkie they found one Gemsbok, one Kudu and one Wildebees all to the value of R30 000-00. The members further recovered one rifle and nine rounds of ammunition. Five suspects were arrested after failing to give satisfactory explanation to the officials. A Toyota bakkie was also confiscated.

Major General Johan Bean the cluster Commander of John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTGCluster commended Severn saps members for their commitment and dedication.

The five suspects will appear before the Kuruman Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 30 March 2020.

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