Friday, June 28, 2024

Man flees into Botswana after being caught with illicit cigarettes

 Members of the South African National Defence Force and police officers confiscated illicit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R8 million on South Africa’s border with Botswana.

 Picture by: SAPS

According to Provincial spokesperson in North West Colonel Adele Myburgh, police responded to a call by members of the SANDF who were patrolling along the Botswana/South Africa borderline, after they spotted a suspicious truck, which allegedly stopped due to a deflated tyre.

“Upon searching the truck, illicit cigarettes were found and confiscated. Investigations into the matter are under way,” Myburgh said.


Done by: Sihle Jezile

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