SMUGGLING GOLD & DIAMOND * South Africa
* South Africa - Trucker arrested for gold, diamond smuggling
the Beitbridge boarder while trying to smuggle diamonds and gold, police said on Tuesday... The truck was then escorted to the scanner. After a physical scan was conducted and undeclared goods were found the suspect offered a higher bribe of R800... Police said diamonds and gold were found covered with brown tape and toilet roll, said Ngoape. However, he did not say where the truck was from... “The suspect was immediately arrested for bribery and possession of precious stones” ...
(Photo by Motshwari Mofokeng/INDEPENDENT MEDIA: Traffic at the Beitbridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe) -- Beitbridge, Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe- African News Agency/IOL (SA) - 27 September 2016