Police confiscate R2.5m at Northern Cape border and arrest 2 people for money laundering

Police confiscate R2.5m at Northern Cape border and arrest 2 people for money laundering

- Police Minister Fikile Mbalula made the announcement on Twitter

- The two suspects were allegedly heading to Cape Town from Namibia

- They face charges of money laundering

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Police have confiscated R2.5million in cash at the Vioolsdrift border post in the Northern Cape, Briefly.co.za has learnt.

Police Minister, Fikile Mbalula, made the announcement on his Twitter page on 13 February. He shared photos of the cash along with the caption:

Vioolsdrift confiscated R2 500 000-00 at a border post. 2 persons arrested for money laundering. #WANYAtsotsi

According to Daily Sun, the two suspects were allegedly traveling to Cape Town from Namibia when they were nabbed.

They are expected to appear in court soon. However, their identities remain unclear.

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Minister Mbalula has been active on social media communicating the work of the South African Police Service in tackling crime.

On 12 February, he also tweeted about several other incidents, including the recovery of battery packs stolen from cellphone towers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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