A 27 year old suspect who was arrested by the police in Lephalale on Monday for trading in illicit cigarettes, appeared before the Lephalale magistrate today.
This publication did not have the court results at the time of going to print.
The suspects was arrested during an operation that was conducted in the Lephalale CBD.
The police received information about the presence of illicit cigarettes that were being sold in one of the shops some few blocks from the police station.
“On arrival at the said shop, illicit cigarettes to the estimated value of R750 000.00 were found packed in the storeroom and were confiscated,” said Limpopo SAPS’s Col Moatshe Ngoepe.
His accomplice managed to evade arrest and is still being sought.