Truckload of illicit goods seized: Beitbridge police arrest suspect in anti-smuggling sting


Beitbridge police crack down on cross-border crimes, seize truckload of illicit goods

In a decisive crackdown on cross-border criminal activities, the Beitbridge police have intercepted and apprehended a suspect transporting a substantial haul of illegally acquired goods.

The operation, dubbed “No to Cross-Border Crimes,” led to the arrest of 35-year-old Shameful Kutadza, who was caught driving a white Mazda T35 vehicle with registration number AGE 5520 along the Beitbridge-Pande Road.

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Following a thorough search of the vehicle, the police managed to recover a staggering 11 bales of blankets and 80 cases of various types of beer – all suspected to be part of a larger smuggling operation.

The police have vowed to maintain a robust presence along the border to deter any future attempts at smuggling and other illicit cross-border activities.

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