SAPS bust major illegal liquor manufacturer

2018-12-20 06:01

PORT Shepstone police arrested two men and confiscated items with an approximate value of R100 000 at an illegal liquor manufacturer in Gamalakhe last Saturday.

According to police spokesperson Captain Petros Mpinge, several members; including Sergeant Dawie Malan, Constable Muziwakhe Magubane, Sgt Thulani Nkonyeni of Gamalakhe SAPS, W/O Johan Terreblanche, and Sgt Orlando Nyawose from SAPS Port Shepstone K9; acted on information regarding an illegal liquor manufacturing outlet in a Gamalakhe residential area.

A large quantity of bottles filled with fake vodka, containers of ethanol, empty bottles, packaging boxes and another container with an unknown chemical substance was confiscated, as well as cash and two cellphones.

Two men, aged 18 and 32, were arrested and appeared in the Ramsgate Magistrates Court on Monday. The case has been remanded for further investigation. — Supplied.


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