Suspects Arrested Transporting Illicit Goods Worth R 14 million at the Border Gate

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Suspects between 39 and 47, are expected to appear in Phalala magistrate court soon following an arrest made at the Groblersbrug Border Post after illicit goods worth R 14 million were found in their truck.

This happened on Tuesday night at around 21:50pm where officials saw two trucks approaching the border post from Botswana and as a usual routine, they directed the vehicles to a designated area to be searched.

Illicit goods such as:

• 521 x boxes containing various skin lightening creams (Betasol, Diproson, Epiderm, Movate, Lemonvate and Extra Clear), valued at R13 518 960.00

• 30 x Cartoons of Pacific Blue cigarettes valued at R4 473.19

• 2 x Scania Trucks with a combined value of more than R 1.5 million were found.

Limpopo police commissioner Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba has appreciated the work done by the members.

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