2 bust with contraband cigarettes
Johannesburg - Police arrested two men found with contraband cigarettes with a street value of R1.7m near Botswana's border with South Africa, North West police said on Friday.
Captain Amanda Funani said a Bangladeshi national and a South African were arrested near the Kopfontein border post on Wednesday.
Police confiscated contraband cigarettes with an estimated street value of R1.7m, five cellphones and cash after searching two parked panel vans and a car. Two other people ran away.