7 Zims arrested for smuggling

South African police arrested seven Zimbabweans for smuggling into the country explosives, detonators and blasting cartridges said to be used in bank robberies.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi
Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi

Police arrested the suspects after mounting a roadblock near Musina following a tip-off. SA police spokesperson for Limpopo province, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said: “Information was received that explosives will be smuggled through the border.

“An operation was staged and the vehicle suspected to be carrying the alleged explosives was stopped, searched and found loaded with explosives (12 detonators and 12 blasting cartridges) hidden in the panel of the vehicle.”

Brigadier Mulaudzi said they arrested and detained 13 people who were in the car but later released those not related to the case.

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