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Another Soldier Arrested For Cross-Border Vehicle Smuggling

FILE: Members from various SANDF units seen during a march through the streets of Sophiatown, Johannesburg on 9 November 2013. Picture: EWN.

Another SANDF member has been arrested for alleged cross-border vehicle smuggling.

The 30-year-old was arrested in the Northern Cape and is set to appear in court on Thursday.

He’s the eighth SANDF member to be arrested in this syndicate.

The others were arrested in June during a sting operation between the Hawks and the National Intervention Unit.

They’re said to have been smuggling vehicles through the Limpopo river in exchange for money.

The soldiers are accused allegedly demanded R15,000 a vehicle that split among themselves.

They’re out on bail.

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