Two men aged 24 and 36 years were arrested on Wednesday after they were allegedlly found in possession of a dry leopard skin.
According to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) head of community affairs in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, in a media statement issued on Thursday, the arrest took place at about 12h05 on Hochfeld-Okahandja T-junction in the Okahandja district.
“The two male suspects were arrested in a police action after they were found in possession of a dried leopard skin without a permit,” she said.
The skin is estimated to carry a street value of N.dollars 50 000, added Mbeha.
Both suspects are expected to appear in the Okahandja Magistrate's Court on Friday.
Police investigations continue.
Source: The Namibian Press Agency