Three men intercepted with illicit cigarettes

Three men intercepted with illicit cigarettes

DURBAN- Yesterday, Hluhluwe SAPS conducted an operation near the Hluhluwe Game Reserve when they stopped three bakkies travelling on the road.

A search was conducted and 40 boxes, each containing 500 packets of cigarettes, were seized by police. The street value of the recovered cigarettes is estimated at R900,000-00. Three suspects aged between 28 and 54 were placed under arrested. A 33-year-old suspect was also charged for being an illegal immigrant. They will appear in court soon facing charges for being in possession of illicit cigarettes.

“This arrest will send a clear message to others who are contemplating to smuggle illicit cigarettes into the province. Operations are in place to combat all forms of criminality in the province,” said the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula.

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