2 Zimbabwean men who were arrested in South Africa for money laundering involving R142 300 and possession of unregistered medicine in South Africa are going to be deported after the court ordered their deportation and that they forfeit the money, The Chronicle reports.
Mahua Mashitara & Tinei Kateura were arrested in Makhado town after the police were tipped off that they were illegally dealing in cigarettes. They were arrested together with 3 other accomplices who are still in custody.
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The arrest of the duo was confirmed by Limpopo police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo who said:
They were apprehended during an intelligence driven joint operation conducted by Detectives, First Responder Team and Crime prevention members from Makhado Cluster. Police investigations are still continuing.
The 5 are being charged for Contravention of Medicine and Related Substances Control Act, Possession of Unregistered Medicine and Money laundering according to the publication.
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