Cops confiscate fake notes in Tongaat

2016-11-03 06:01
Photo: supplied Counterfeit bank notes recovered in Tongaat.

Photo: supplied Counterfeit bank notes recovered in Tongaat.

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THE Tongaat Crime Prevention unit arrested six suspects and confiscated over R12 000 counterfeit bank notes.

The police were acting on information received about six suspects in a blue Honda in possession of suspected fake notes in the Tongaat CBD.

The crime prevention members acted on the information and upon arrival at the scene the suspects fled in their Honda towards Buffelsdale.

Tongaat SAPS spokesperson Warrant­ Officer Manisha Maharaj-Marie said: “Police chased the vehicle and accosted it on the R102 in Buffelsdale.

Six suspects were found in possession of counterfeit R200 notes.

“The overall amount was R12 800 and all suspects were arrested.

“We would like to thank our officers Sergeant Govender and Constable Singh for their swift response in bringing the suspects to book,” she said.

The suspects are expected to appear in the Verulam Magistrate’s court soon.

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