Five of the ten police officers who were arrested after the raid on traders of counterfeit goods in Johannesburg have maintained their innocence.
The National Freedom Party (NFP) has added to those who praised police for going back to the Johannesburg CBD to conduct counterfeit goods raids, after they were attacked and withdrew last week.
Police have arrested several undocumented foreign nationals and also discovered unlicensed firearms during Wednesday’s counterfeit goods raids in the Johannesburg CBD.
A senior police officer who commanded the police raids on traders of counterfeit goods in the Joburg CBD earlier in August is expected to testify in the Johannesburg Magistrates court on Monday.
Large quantities of counterfeit clothing and footwear have been confiscated during an on-going raid in the Johannesburg city centre.
The Small Business Development Minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, will be in the Johannesburg CBD on Monday following concerns that there are loads of counterfeit goods in the area.
Police vowed to return to the Johannesburg CBD to conduct a raid on a building after being forced to withdraw on Thursday when they were pelted with rocks by a large crowd.
Hundreds of firecrackers have been confiscated following a blitz by law enforcement authorities in Johannesburg.
Police have confiscated large quantities of counterfeit goods during a raid at Dragon City – a wholesale centre in Fordsburg, Johannesburg.
Police have confiscated large quantities of counterfeit goods following a raid at Dragon City wholesale centre in Fordsburg, Johannesburg.