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Suspect arrested after being found with lion skins & drugs

Police say they seized three lion skins, mandrax tablets, half and full moon drugs, and packets of dagga.

A 23-year-old suspect was arrested on Friday in Hartebeesfontein by the Hawks’ serious organized crime investigation, assisted by members of Klerksdorp tactical response team and Stilfontein stock theft unit for contravening the NEMBA Act.

Police spokesperson, Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said the suspect was found in possession of lion skins and drugs.

“The police were following up on information when they searched a house in Tigane wherein they found three lion skins, mandrax tablets, half and full moon drugs and packets of dagga. All items were subsequently seized for further investigation.”

The suspect is expected to make his first appearance before the Hartebeesfontein Magistrate’s Court where he will be charged under Section 57(1) of NEMBA Act – Possession of illicit animal skins. He will further be charged for illegal possession of drugs, Tlangelani said.

In other news – Lerato Sengadi to erect her late husband HHP’s tombstone following Court ruling

Lerato Sengadi will erect a tombstone for her late husband HHP. This comes after the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld a ruling by a lower court that found the late rapper, whose real name was Jabulani Tsambo, and Lerato were married in customary law.

Lerato Sengadi

The Tsambo family was not happy with the decision taken by the lower court. They appealed the matter at the Supreme Court of Appeal, which ruled in Lerato’s favour. continue reading

Source: The Citizen

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