Two Suspects Arrested With Illicit Cigarettes Worth R200 000 In Giyani – Mega Press

Two Suspects Arrested with Illicit Cigarettes Worth R200 000 in Giyani

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The Police in Limpopo have arrested two male suspects aged 34 and 59  for being in possession of illicit cigarettes on Wednesday,  22 November 2023 in Giyani.

It is reported that members of the Provincial VISPOL Task team received intelligence information about a storage of illicit cigarettes in Giyani Location.

The information was operationalized which led to the arrest of the two suspects in possession of about 431 boxes of illicit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R200 000-00.

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Some of the illicit cigarettes were recovered at one of the suspect’ s apartment. Police also seized an undisclosed amount of money believed to be the proceeds from illicit cigarettes trade.

The suspects are expected to appear before Giyani  Magistrate’s Court on Friday 24 November 2023, for possession of illicit cigarettes .

The SAPS Limpopo  Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe is impressed with the ongoing arrests that are effected across the province in the fight against illegal trading of cigarettes.

Police investigations are continuing.

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