Three suspects were arrested for illicit cigarette trading and contravention of the National Disaster Management Act at a warehouse in Sunderland Ridge
MEC for Community Safety Faith Mazibuko confirmed arrests and said police had confiscated 208 boxes of illicit cigarettes each containing 100 cartons.
The estimated value of the stock was worth R4,16 million.
Mazibuko further stated that the suspects tried to bribe the police officers with an amount of R50 000
The suspects were detained at the Erasmia Police Station
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