Illegal cigarettes recovered by Limpopo Police



During an operation covered by Limpopo police this week within it’s province, illegal cigarettes were retrived including Remington Gold, Chelsea, Royal Express and Premium worth over R2m .

Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo said cigarettes worth over R2.25m were seized and 20 arrests was made in the province. He further revealed that in Mphephu three foreign nationals between age 36 and 39 were arrested and illegal cigarettes worth about R700,000 were recovered.

Two suspects aged 26 and 30 were arrested after their blue Ford Fiesta was stopped and searched along the R518. A full load of cigarettes was found, he said.

While other arrests were made in Musina, Modimolle, Tshilwavhusikhu, Mphephu, Makhado and Tuinplaas during patrols and roadblocks.

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