Cigarettes worth more than R70 000 seized

2012-06-13 20:37

Johannesburg - A man was arrested on Wednesday in possession of more than R70 000 worth of contraband cigarettes in Bela-Bela, Limpopo police said.

The Zimbabwean national was arrested after patrolling police stopped and searched his white Toyota Quantum on the R101 on Wednesday morning, Lieutenant Colonel Malesela Ledwaba said.

"The seats of the vehicle were removed and the whole vehicle was filled with counterfeit cigarettes."

He was expected to appear in the Bela-Bela Magistrate's Court soon.