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R1 million alleged illicit and counterfeit goods seized in Kimberley
2021/04/08

 

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Northern Cape

NORTHERN CAPE - On Wednesday, 07 April 2021, at about 7am, a sting operation focusing on illicit and counterfeit goods was conducted in Kimberley and goods amounting to approximately R1 million were seized.

The SAPS Provincial Organized Crime Detectives, Serial and Electronic Crime Investigations, K9 Unit, Crime Intelligence Unit, Kimberley SAPS Designated Firearms Officer (DFO) and South African Liquor Board Association (SALBA) all participated in the operation.

The team raided several liquor and retail outlets and confiscated a large amount of alleged counterfeit and illicit goods. Liquor, clothes and grocery items were seized and fines amounting to R25000-00 were issued to store owners.

The Head of Provincial Organised Crime Detectives, Brig Dick De Waal commended the team for a job well.

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