A 48-year-old man from KwaZulu-Natal was arrested for attempting to promote some San Rock Artwork on social media.
The person violated the Nationwide Heritage Assets Act 25 of 1999.
The operation was carried out by the Hawks Critical Organized Crime investigation staff in Port Shepstone together with the K9 unit.
The Hawks staff responded to details about a suspect who had promoted a San rock artwork on the market on social media on the south coast. A search warrant was issued on the Montague Highway website in Sea Park that resulted within the arrest of the suspect in possession of the San Rock Artwork on Thursday February 18, 2021, ”stated the South African Police Service (SAPS) in an announcement.
The person was as a consequence of seem in Port Sheptone County Court docket on Monday, February twenty second, however his trial has been postponed. This was executed in order that archaeologists could make an appraisal and decide the origin of the San Rock Artwork, stated Lt. Col. Philani Nkwalase, police spokesman.