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SANDF and Police confiscated illicit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R8 Million

Continuous and joint efforts to address illicit economic activities gained success on Tuesday, 25 June 2024, when members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) and police confiscated illicit cigarettes with an estimated street value of R8 Million.

Reports suggest that police responded on Tuesday, 25 June 2024, to a call by members of the SANDF who were patrolling along the Botswana / South Africa borderline, near Makgobistad. That was after they spotted a suspicious truck, which apparently stopped due a deflated tyre.

It is alleged on investigation, the SANDF members approached the truck and a male got out of the truck, jumped the fence into Botswana and fled on foot. Upon searching the truck, illicit cigarettes were found and confiscated. Investigations into the matter are underway by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI)….

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