Nine suspects between the ages of 26 and 55 were arrested after being busted with a truckload of liquor on Tuesday afternoon [January 19].
“After monitoring vital information for some time about illegal liquor trading from a farm in Paarl and at a premises at Airport Industria, Cape Town, Crime Intelligence operatives assisted by Anti-Gang Unit members bust a truckload of liquor on Tuesday afternoon,” the South African Police Service (SAPS) said in a statement.
“Inside the premises in Airport Industria, police discovered a storage facility equipped with security uniforms, safes, forklifts and more boxes of alcohol.”
The following was seized:
– 3 000 X 5 and 3 litre bottles of cheap wine
– 1416 X 750ml bottles of red wine
– a substantial amount of cash
– a delivery truck