Two men arrested with live pangolin: NamPol
18 Oct 2017 17:20pm
WINDHOEK, 18 OCT (NAMPA) - Two men were arrested with a live pangolin in their possession at Windhoeks China Town shopping complex on Tuesday.
Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Inspector Pendukeni Haikali said in a crime report availed to Nampa on Wednesday the two men were arrested by NamPols Protected Wildlife Resources Unit at around 15h30.
The suspects, aged 35 and 42, were arrested during a routine police crime prevention operation.
The value of the live pangolin is N.dollars 50 000.
They are expected to appear before the Windhoek Magistrates Court along Lüderitz Street during the course of this week.
Police investigations continue.