Police raid nets counterfeit goods worth R24.5 million in Joburg CBD
A joint operation by the SAPS, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, customs officials and brand holders raided buildings.
JOHANNESBURG - Authorities struck dodgy businesses in the Johannesburg CBD yet again this week during a search and seizure operation.
A joint operation by the SAPS, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, customs officials and brand holders raided buildings commonly known to sell counterfeit brands in the busy city centre following a court order.
Goods such as sneakers and clothes worth R24.5 million in total were seized.
Previous raids in the city have also been conducted where similar goods were found and seized.
#sapsGP A joint operation by #SAPS, Johannesburg Metro Police Department, Customs Officials and Brand holders raided buildings in Johannesburg Central Business District where they confiscated counterfeit goods to the estimated value of R24.5 million. SWhttps://t.co/CYJmZestKW pic.twitter.com/I0gzlMAMqASA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) October 1, 2021