Police in SA arrest Man who was smuggling his girlfriend out in his car boot amid lockdown

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Police in South Africa have arrested a man who was smuggling his girlfriend out of one Province in his car boot to another Province amid a lockdown, following the outbreak of COVID-19 in that country, BestNewsGH.com can report.

Twitter user, Faith Mazibuko who broke the story on social media said the suspect was transporting his girlfriend from the Gauteng Province (GP) to the Mpumalanga Province (MP) when he was accosted by the police during a security check at a road block.

BestNewsGH.com reports her as positing that the woman was also arrested for accepting to be smuggled.

South Africa is currently under a nationwide lockdown which has been extended to the end of April.

She wrote:

A man was arrested at the N12 roadblock on Friday, 17 April, for attempting to smuggle his girlfriend out of GP to MP, without a permit.

Law enforcement asked the man to open the boot to search, they found a lady inside.
She was also arrested, she consented to be smuggled.

Source: BestNewsGH.com


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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