Tag: illicit cigarettes

Illicit cigarettes worth over one million rands confiscated by SANDF

Illicit cigarettes worth over one million rands confiscated by SANDF

Another week, another million Rands worth of confiscated illicit cigarettes. The earlier wisdom displayed by the Officer Commanding Joint Tactical Headquarters Limpopo Colonel Choene Samuel Mabotja when he invited Agriculture -South Africa Limpopo is really paying dividends. The members of Charlie Company of 4 Artillery Regiment received a call from […]

Illicit cigarettes seized, five arrested

Illicit cigarettes seized, five arrested

The endless efforts of SAPS in Gauteng to fight the trade and proliferation of illicit cigarettes saw positive results when a consignment of illicit cigarettes worth about R10 million was seized and five men arrested today in Sandton. Crime intelligence information was operationalised by Provincial Organised Crime Unit, West Rand […]

Military at the Limpopo border confiscate illicit cigarettes and smuggled goods

Military at the Limpopo border confiscate illicit cigarettes and smuggled goods

Members of 4 Artillery Regiment based in Pontdrift, were busy with waylays in Maphungubwe, when they confiscated the illicit Royal Express cigarettes valued at R 101 493.00. Meanwhile, on the Eastern side of Beitbridge Port of Entry, our soldiers confiscated groceries which were meant to cross the border over to […]

Accused appears in court for possession of illicit cigarettes

Accused appears in court for possession of illicit cigarettes

In a bid to curb transnational crime, police at Kopfontein Port of Entry arrested a 53-year old Petrus Toppies for possession of illicit cigarettes. Members were busy with their daily duties on Tuesday, 08 June 2021 at about 17:00, when they pulled off a MAN truck to the search area. […]

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Upington POP Unit nets successes in countering illegal cigarette trade

Since Monday, 2019-01-21, up until Sunday, 2019-01-27, members of Upington Public Order Policing (POP) Unit under the command of Captain Crause conducted crime prevention operations and crowd management during the voter registration weekend in the Kakamas and Augrabies Policing Areas. Six arrests were made for drunkenness and rebellious behaviour while […]