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ALLEGED ILLICIT PRODUCT TRADER APPEARS IN COURT: EASTERN CAPE
2021/07/23      |  Written By:  Captain Y Mgolodela   |   Province:  Eastern Cape

EASTERN CAPE: A 31-year-old male suspect is appearing in the East London Magistrates’ Court this morning, 23 July 2021 for allegations of trading in illicit products.

It is alleged that the East London Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team in response to whistleblowing, arrested the 31-year-old suspect for allegations of trading in illicit products. On 21 July 2021, the team searched Thorn park farm, a residence  of the accused and came to a discovery of illicit tobacco to the street value of R10 million.

The suspect will make his first court appearance in East London Magistrates’ Court on 23 July 2021.