NIGERIAN NATIONALS ARRESTED OVER MONEY LAUNDERING

EMPD officers apprehended two (02) Nigerian Nationals aged 45 and 47 for allegations of money laundering, on July 29, 2020.The suspects were arrested yesterday while EMPD officers were executing their Law enforcement duties. A motor vehicle in which the two (02) suspects were travelling in was stopped, when the officer asked for the driver’s license, he then discovered a black plastic bag which he questioned the driver what it was carrying. The suspect told the officer there was money in the plastic bag from the vehicle which he had just sold. Almost R91 975, 20 in cash, was seized and an arrest was enforced for illegal money laundering. EMPD officers remain unequivocal in the fight against any organize crime as it ranks high in our mandate.The arrested suspects were detained and are expected to appear at the Daveyton Magistrate’s Court.

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