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Man Arrested For Faking Honey Manufacturing.

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The man was captured in Schaapkraal, Philippi on Wednesday.


Concurring police representative, Sergeant Wesley Twigg, individuals from the Anti-Economical Crime Task Team followed up data which drove them to a house in Springfield Road, Schaapkraal, where a hunt was led.


"A 33-year-old suspect was captured when the individuals seized an enormous amount of syrup in compartments named as honey. The individuals seized pots and marks as well as gas canisters and gas burners. The suspect is expected to show up in the Athlone Magistrate's Court on charges connecting with the Act on Manufacturing," Twigg said.


In Gauteng, the Hawks said Elyas Girman Ghebregziabher, 40, showed up in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday for selling and providing fake products.


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Birds of prey representative Captain Lloyd Ramovha, said the Johannesburg based Hawks' Serious Commercial Crime Investigation group jumped on the provider on Wednesday morning, following a hint that he was supposedly selling and providing fake merchandise in Fordsburg, Dragon City region.


"The group answered quickly and found different fake products put away inside two small scale transports. Groceries, skin lighting beauty care products, sanitizers, antiperspirants, shines, clean cushions generally bearing respectable brand names were seized from the attack. The products are worth around R800 000. Primer examination proposes that the blamed supplies these items to different outlets.


"Ghebregziabher was quickly secured and shown up around the same time [Wednesday]. The court has remanded the suspect in care and the case has been delayed to August 18 for a bail application," Ramovha said.


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