Wrenchville police raid five tuck shops

2015-06-10 06:01
ONE of the five tuck shops in Wrenchville where the police conducted a raid to confiscate illegal goods.
Ilse Watson

ONE of the five tuck shops in Wrenchville where the police conducted a raid to confiscate illegal goods. Photos: Ilse Watson

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THE police in Wrenchville, with the assistance of the Community Policing Forum (CPF) and safety volunteers from Wrenchville, conducted operation Fiela in Wrenchville.

After the police received a tip-off that various tuck shops were selling illegal goods, they raided five tuckshops and confiscated various goods such as illegal cigarettes, expired food, juice and general groceries.

“We started with this operation at 10:00. Apart from the tuck shops that were raided and goods that were confiscated, we also fined four tuck shop owners for selling illegal goods.

“These owners are mostly from foreign nationals,” said Const. Cynthia Ditsela of the police in Wrenchville. The Department of Health and Safety also visited the shops to check the cleanliness of the shops. The operation took place on Thursday (28/05)

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