South African officials seize 700 packages of chicken at Beitbridge border post

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In a statement, the South African Revenue Services (SARS) said that it intercepted a truck carrying 700 packages of chicken estimated at a value of R711,000 from South Africa to Zimbabwe at Beitbridge border post on Sunday.

The statement reads:

The incident took place when the foreign registered truck was subjected to a physical inspection after the driver declared that he was carrying only plastic buckets. The goods and the truck have been detained pending further investigation by the South African Police Service.

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