- Police officers arrested illegal immigrants in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal
- Of the six men arrested, two were found to have explosives on them
- The explosives were confiscated and they were charged for possession of explosives
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Police officers in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal arrested 6 suspects who they suspected to be in South Africa illegally.
According to SowetanLIVE, two of the suspects were found to be carrying explosives on them.
Members of the Pongola crime prevention unit were responsible for the arrests on Friday, 10 January.
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The suspects were apprehended in Klipwal close to the Swaziland border and according to Captain Nqobile Gwala, the suspects are between the ages of 20 and 40.
The suspects who were found with the explosives were given additional charges.
"They were charged for contravening the Immigration Act. Two of them were found with explosives in their possession and were further charged for possession of explosives as well as contravening the Explosives Act."
Briefly.co.za gathered that an explosives unit were called in to act and they removed the explosives.
The men will be appearing in court soon, according to Gwala.
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