More than one thousand undocumented immigrants deported

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police in Limpopo deported one thousand three hundred and eighty seven undocumented immigrants and arrested fifty suspects for various offences that included selling liquor without a license, assault GBH, harbouring of undocumented persons and Contravention of the Immigration Act.

The men in blue conducted road safety operations between Monday, 31st July 2023 and Wednesday 02nd August 2023 in  Musina Policing precinct and Beitbridge Border Post in Vhembe District in Limpopo Province.

Limpopo Police Spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said this massive operation comprised of Law enforcement agencies from South Africa and the SADC Countries like Zimbabwe and Zambia.

“During the Operations, 39 Traffic Summons were issued, 79 Road Traffic Act violations were recorded, 16 fines for contravention of Liquor Act issued and liquor confiscate, 201 Illegal Medication and 24 Counterfeit Cosmetics were confiscated and suspects arrested”.

Ledwaba added that during the operations, the Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Tshikunga visited the operatives at Musina weighbridge to address the parade.

Meanwhile, all the arrested suspects will appear in various magistrate courts for various offences.

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