Arrested Malawian migrants were going to be sold for cheap labour - Hawks

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FIE: SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)
FIE: SA police. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Theunissen - A group of 36 illegal Malawian migrants appeared in the Theunissen Magistrate’s Court on Monday, after it was suspected that they were going to be sold for cheap labour, the Hawks said on Monday.

The driver and a passenger are facing charges of human smuggling and violation of the Immigration Act.
The other 34 were charged with violating the Immigration Act.

All 36 were remanded in custody and both cases were postponed to August 23.

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