SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE USE CHOPPER TO INTERCEPT SMUGGLING INTO ZIMBABWE

South African police in northern Limpopo Province, using a helicopter, have intercepted groceries being smuggled into Zimbabwe across the Limpopo River which separates the two countries, a few kilometres away from the Beit Bridge Border Post.

The smugglers, who fled into Zimbabwe, were using a donkey cart to transport the items, including groceries, police say, adding that the origin of the items is still being investigated. No arrest has been made yet.

Cross-border smuggling incidents have increased since the Zimbabwe government introduced bans on some imports from South Africa earlier this year.

Last week, police found a vehicle which was reportedly stolen in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province, being pulled by donkeys across the Limpopo River.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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