Man caught with over R1m while attempting to cross border

Police confiscate the the large sum of money at Stockport border.

Police confiscate the the large sum of money at Stockport border.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police on Wednesday arrested a man at the Stockport border in possession of an undeclared sum of money amounting to R1,75-million.

"When searching his rented vehicle, police discovered a bag full of banknotes in the boot," said police spokesperson, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

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Police assigned to the border post were conducting routine duties when they stopped him.

He was attempting to cross the border into Botswana.

The 24-year-old suspect will appear at the Lephalale Magistrate’s Court on Thursday on money laundering charges.

Source
eNCA

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