Fuel tankers used for drugs, ivory, arms smuggling operations across Zim and SA

Modified tanker trucks are at the center of a new wave of drug smuggling into and through South Africa as well as movement of illegal arms and ivory from and out of Zimbabwe, a Khuluma Afrika investigation has established.

This was discovered after a fuel tanker truck was hijacked just after the South Africa – Mozambique border post. The hijackers reportedly took the truck to a secluded farm believed to be their ‘extraction’ point only to find out the vehicle barely had fuel, and the tank had been modified.

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Arms smugglers caught red handed with AK47 rifles and ammunition near Komatipoort border

Two suspects were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning during an intelligence-driven operation comprising of various disciplines of the SAPS, both from police Head Office as well as Limpopo Province. The team followed up on intelligence that two suspects, aged 17 and 35 years, were smuggling arms into South Africa through the border […]
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