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Another soldier arrested for cross-border vehicle smuggling

Another SANDF member has been arrested for alleged cross-border vehicle smuggling. The 30-year-old was arrested in the Northern Cape and is set to appear in court on Thursday. Capt Matimba Maluleke said they were deployed at the Beitbridge border post between 2017 and 2019.

“It is alleged that during their deployment period, they connived with vehicle smuggling syndicates to smuggle stolen vehicles through the Limpopo River in exchange for money. They demanded payment of R15,000 per vehicle, which was shared among themselves, according to the Hawks.

The seven accused are out on R3,000 bail each, pending their next court appearance on October 25.
He’s the eighth SANDF member to be arrested in this syndicate. The others were arrested in June during a sting operation between the Hawks and the National Intervention Unit.

They’re said to have been smuggling vehicles through the Limpopo river in exchange for money. The soldiers are accused allegedly demanded R15,000 a vehicle that split among themselves. They’re out on bail.

Source: eNCA

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