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LOOK: Cops seize alcohol worth R2m and counterfeit goods worth R2.8m. See pictures

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Pretoria – During Operation O Kae Molao, police in Gauteng seized counterfeit products worth R2.8 million and illicit liquor shops, seizing alcohol worth R2 million.


South African customs officers, Fidelity Reaction, and brand owners teamed up with police officers from the Joburg District to target stores selling counterfeit items in Randburg.


Branded local and foreign goods, including sneakers, apparel, watches, and handbags, were seized by the Gauteng police spokeswoman, Lieutenant-Colonel Mavela Masondo.


During an Operation O Kae Molao blitz, police in Gauteng found counterfeit products worth about R3 million and an estimated R2 million in alcohol. In this picture, you can see SAPS


In addition to the two counterfeit-related arrests, 260 other individuals were detained for "other significant and violent offenses," he claimed.


During an O Kae Molao operation in Vosloorus under the Ekurhuleni District, Gauteng provincial commissioner of police Lieutenant-General Elias Mawela led the seizure of R2 million worth of illegal whiskey.


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"A suspect was taken into custody after a fraudulent liquor trading license was discovered on his person. Masondo added that a total of 172 other people had been taken into custody on suspicion of a variety of offenses.


During an Operation O Kae Molao blitz, police in Gauteng found counterfeit products worth about R3 million and an estimated R2 million in alcohol. This is what the SAPS looks like.


In Magaliesburg, Hekpoort and Tarlton, a total of 110 suspects were arrested for crimes ranging from murder, assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, armed robbery, possession of an unlicensed firearm and damage to essential infrastructure," according to a statement from the South African Police Service.


More than 320 people were apprehended in Tshwane and Sedibeng Districts as a result of the operations, Masondo added.


As of today, the apprehended individuals will be tried in several magistrates' courts.


There was a liquor license fraud investigation and one individual was arrested.

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