PICTURES: Police arrest man for transporting booze in funeral parlour bakkie

PICTURES: Police arrest man for transporting booze in funeral parlour bakkie

The vehicle was searched and liquor to the value of R5000 was confiscated.

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A 23-year-old man from the Free State was arrested for transporting liquor in the early hours of New Year's Day during the adjusted Level 3 regulations.

The man, who was transporting booze in a funeral parlour vehicle, was caught by in Harrismith after receiving a tip-off from members of the community.

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According to a statement, the Phuthaditjhaba POP task team received information about a person who was transporting liquor in a Funeral Parlour vehicle.

"The 23-year-old suspect was arrested and detained for transporting liquor during adjusted Level 3 Regulations. He will appear before the Harrismith Magistrates’ court charged under the Disaster Management Act", Brigadier Motantsi Makhele said in a statement.

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