12 September 2017

South Africa: SARS Intercepts Chicken Packages At Beitbridge

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has intercepted a truck carrying 700 chicken packages worth an estimated R711 000 at the Beitbridge border post in Limpopo.

"SARS Customs officials intercepted a truck carrying 700 packages of chicken estimated at R711 000 from South Africa to Zimbabwe at Beitbridge border post on Sunday, 10 September 2017," said the revenue service on Tuesday.

The incident took place when the foreign registered truck was subjected to a physical inspection after the driver declared that he was carrying only plastic buckets.

"The goods and the truck have been detained pending further investigation by the South African Police Service," said SARS.

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