Today [May 15], the Western Cape Flying Squad arrested four suspects for illegal liquor trading in the Parow industrial area. The suspects are due in court for contravention of the Disaster Management Act.

According to the South African Police service (SAPS), the Western Cape Flying Squad received a tipoff yesterday about this instance of illegal liquor trading. Members of the squad reacted to the tipoff  “to ensure that offenders of the law are brought to book”.

In a statement, SAPS said that the information they received led them to business premises in the Parow industrical area. They proceeded to arrest “two men who purchased liquor illegally and two men who traded in liquor illegally”

In addition, 319 boxes of liquor with an estimated value of R1.1-million were confiscated.

“The suspects aged 26, 27, 32 and 36 are scheduled to make their court appearances in Parow once they have been charged in terms of the Disaster Management Act,” said the SAPS.

Pictures: Facebook / South African Police Service

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