n a bid to address transnational crimes, the vigilant police officers at the Ramatlabama Port of Entry, stopped and searched a Volvo truck entering South Africa from Zambia via Botswana. The truck which was heading to Johannesburg was allegedly searched.

During the search, the police discovered approximately 50 bags, containing possible gold-bearing material. The driver and passenger could neither account for the goods nor produce any documentation or authority to be in possession of this material.

The duo, aged 22 and 28, were immediately arrested and are expected to appear in the Molopo Magistrates’ Court in Mmabatho on Monday, 14 March 2022, on a charge of possession of possible gold-bearing material.