9 people arrested after alcohol worth R600k seized in Cape Town
Crime intelligence operatives and Anti-Gang Unit members had been probing allegations of illegal liquor trading involving a Paarl farm and a premises in the Airport Industria area for some time.
CAPE TOWN - Nine people are behind bars and alcohol worth over R600,000 has been seized in Cape Town.
Crime Intelligence operatives and anti-gang unit members had been probing allegations of illegal liquor trading involving a Paarl farm and a premises in the Airport Industria area for some time.
On Tuesday, officers jumped into action, seizing a truckload of liquor.
#sapsWC Liquor worth an estimated R640 000 in Airport Industria, Cape Town on 19/01. 9 Suspects aged between 26 and 55 were arrested. All arrested suspects are expected to appear in the Bishop Lavis court today. MEhttps://t.co/1Hyfn77oJU pic.twitter.com/0f04YpaI1fSA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) January 20, 2021
Inside the Airport Industria premises, police also discovered a storage facility containing security uniforms, safes, forklifts and more boxes of alcohol.
The suspects have been charged for contravening the Disaster Management Act regulations.