Cele admits crime syndicates taking advantage on ban of cigarettes and alcohol
There has been an increase in smuggling of contraband liquor and tobacco over SA’s land borders, as well their sale on the black market
Police minister Bheki Cele has acknowledged that crime syndicates have taken advantage of the sales ban on alcohol and tobacco during the coronavirus lockdown.
The lockdown is one of the strictest in the world and has implemented a controversial wholesale ban on the sale of cigarettes and alcohol, which has pushed trade underground. ..