Suspect nabbed for possession of illicit alcohol and bribery
NORTHERN CAPE - A week long surveillance operation in Southnay Street in Douglas resulted in a huge amount of illicit liquor worth R10 Million being seized by a collective team comprising of Provincial Organise Crime, Kimberley SAPS Designated police official,
Security Intelligence and the South African Liquor Board.
The raid was executed at the residence of a male on 09 April 2021 at 09:30.
When searching the premises, the owner willfully directed the police to a storeroom where they discovered a huge amount of illicit alcohol.
While busy with investigations, the owner offered one of the member's R170 000-00 cash to turn a blind eye.
The cash was counted and amounted to R170 000-00 and was seized as evidence.
The 50-year-old male suspect was arrested and charged for possession of illicit alcohol and bribing a police official and will soon appear in the Douglas Magistrate's Court.