Undocumented Egyptian national fraudently labels honey as syrup

An undocumented Egyptian national was arrested on Wednesday, after Phillipi police confiscated a large quantity of syrup in containers which were labelled as honey.

Officers also confiscated various items at the suspects house in Schaapkraal.

‘’On Wednesday,10 August 2022 at 08:30 members of the Anti-Economical Crime Task Team followed up information which led them to a house in Springfield Road, Schaapkraal, Philippi where a search was conducted,’’ said Sergeant Wesley Twigg.

‘’The members also confiscated pots and labels as well as gas canisters and gas burners. The suspect is due to appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on charges relating to the Act on Manufacturing,’’ he added.



Done By: Mitchum George


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