- South African Police Services (SAPS) officers arrested a 24-year-old man on the border between South Africa and Botswana
- The man was caught in possession of undeclared cash to the tune of R1 750 000
- He faces charges of money laundering and South Africans have had their say via social media
South African Police Services (SAPS) officers acted swiftly to arrest a 24-year-old man at the Stockport border post.
The post is an entry point into Botswana and the young man was caught in possession of undeclared cash to the tune of R1 750 000.
Briefly.co.za understands the culprit now faces charges of money laundering.
The news was shared by Yusuf Abramjee via Twitter on Thursday and included photos of the vast number of notes.
More than 1 000 people have given their stamp of approval as they liked the post.
While some lauded the policemen, it seems not everyone was impressed. Some even predicted that the officers would be tempted to steal a portion of the cash.
Tumelo Kganare® ¦ (@TumeloKganare) said, “What happened to R250000.00...I can't help but believe this amount must have been 2m.”
Obi-Wan Kenobi™ (@TKMotene) asked, “Yall mean to say, that Madala is 24years old?”
DiEgo (@DI3GO_DJ) said, “Lol the one cop in the pic looking at that cash like ‘yoh it’s now middle of the month.”
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