Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Soldiers caught charging R15,000 for stolen vehicles to cross Limpopo border

Six soldiers stationed at the Beitbridge border post were arrested for alleged collusion with criminals during a police operation called the “Night Watch”.

Police spokesman Capt Matimba Maluleke said the six were allegedly tolerated with vehicles. Smuggling syndicates to smuggle stolen vehicles across Limpopo for money.

The suspects would allegedly charge R15,000 per vehicle.

A team out Hawks, Crime Intelligence, National Intervention Unit and the military was set up on Monday to catch the six between the ages of 30 and 51.

The dates of the alleged collusion back into Year 2017.

“The suspects, whose military ranks are between corporal and private, were on police radar until they were arrested by the team in North West, Northern Cape and Northern Free State “, Said Maluleke.

You are expected to appear before the local court of Musina for the first time on Wednesday in order to face a dispute arge of corruption.

The national head of Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya, welcomed the cooperation of the integrated Teams.

“We definitely hope that our joint team efforts will instill the trust of the entire civil service and the SA community as a whole. Those entrusted with the responsibility to protect and serve must never be tempted by dirty money from organized criminal groups or lessons will be learned the hard way, “Lebeya said.