Police confiscated boxes containing charcoal tablets

The South African Police Service says they recovered and seized a large amount of suspected illicit hookah charcoal tablets in Kimberley on the 20th of May 2024. Police spokesperson sergeant Merapelo Pilane says provincial crime intelligence police received information about an expected delivery of illicit hookah charcoal tablets at a storage facility in Phakamile Mabija Street in the Kimberley CBD. Pilane says police operationalized the information and confiscated over 2 thousand boxes containing charcoal tablets with an estimated value of R900 000-00. According to information, police have opened an enquiry and the investigation continues.

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
Email: tsosan@radioriverside.co.za

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