By Crime and Court Reporter
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) confirms the interception of 120 boxes of Remington Gold cigarettes and 60 boxes of Express Royal cigarettes that were being smuggled to South Africa at Dite area in Beitbridge.
The Zimbabwe aerial patrol team on operation “No to Cross Border Crimes/ Fhasi Ngamilandu Yamukanoni Yamashango/ Mhosva Pamiganhu Ngadzipere/ Amacala Kawaphele Emingceleni Yelizwe”, observed the smugglers before they fled to South African side.
The ZRP confirms the arrest of one Zimbabwean and six foreign nationals at Malala Fishing Camp Harbour, Binga for smuggling.
The suspects were intercepted by a combined Security Services team on a special operation against smuggling while loading contraband of 275 bales of various clothes in a 15 tonne DAF truck. Meanwhile, the value of the recovered goods is yet to be ascertained.