Crime Pair nabbed at border post

Pair nabbed at border post


MPUMALANGA –  Two suspects aged between 25 and 38 are expected to appear before the Komatipoort Periodical Court on Thursday 11 March 2021 after they were intercepted at Lebombo Port of entry with a warrant of arrest.

It is alleged that in November 2020 the pair who were driving a truck crossing the border from Mozambique to South Africa were stopped and searched. They were found to be in possession of a small plastic bag with a yellow stone.

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The case docket was registered at Komatipoort and referred to the Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation Mpumalanga for investigation. The pair were never arrested and the stone was sent to a laboratory to determine the type. The Forensic report was received and it confirmed that the stone was gold with an estimated value of R1 million. The two persons were red-flagged after the warrants of arrest were issued.

On Wednesday 10 March 2021, the two suspects were arrested while trying to cross the border from Mozambique to South Africa. Investigation continues.

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Pair nabbed at border post

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