Fake goods worth half a million rand seized


Tebogo Msimanga |

Emanguzi Police in KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday arrested a 24-year-old for dealing in dagga and possession of counterfeit goods. The police were conducting stop and searches at Scabazini area when they spotted a courier vehicle driving recklessely.

The said vehicle was stopped and a search was conducted. Inside the vehicle, police found several bags of dagga and illicit goods such as takkies, clothes and other items.

Dagga found in a courier car

Captain Nqobile Gwala of KwaZulu-Natal police said the police seized counterfeit goods and dagga weighing 18,7 kg .Investigations conducted by police revealed that the goods were being transported to Durban. “The total value of the recovered dagga and goods is estimated at R500 000-00.”

The suspect is appearing before the Emanguzi Magistrates Court on Friday,10 September 2021.

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