via 14 Zimbos nabbed in SA with explosives 17 July 2014
SOUTH Africa’s police say they have arrested 14 Zimbabweans after they were found in possession of 100 detonators and cartridges worth an estimated R350,000 in Musina.
Police spokesperson in Limpopo province, Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi, confirmed the arrest adding the Zimbabweans were nabbed after they used undesignated points to enter the country.
“The police in Musina, Limpopo, have made yet another breakthrough when they arrested 14 suspects for being in possession of explosives,” Mulaudzi said.
“The suspects, all from neighbouring Zimbabwe, had already crossed the Limpopo River illegally when they were confronted by officers who were in a joint operation with the South African National Defence Force.”
He added: “The suspects were found in possession of 100 detonators and cartridges worth over R350,000. The suspects, aged between 18 and 42 years, will appear at the Musina Magistrates’ Court on Friday facing charges of possessing explosives.”
South Africa’s police say there has been an increase in the number of Zimbabweans arrested for being in possession of explosives of late.