Gauteng police stop bakkie with 14 illegal immigrants from Zimbabwe

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Gauteng Police stopped a bakkie with 14 illegal immigrants, mostly women, from Zimbabwe to Gauteng. The illegal immigrants alleged that they each paid the driver R1500 to transport them to Johannesburg.

The driver was also arrested for bribery after he offered the law enforcement certain amount for them to be allowed to go through Operation O Kae Molao.

Last week, Border Control Management in Mpumalanga intercepted 7 000 illegal immigrants trying to cross into South Africa from Mozambique since the start of the festive season.

Home Affairs Minister Dr. Motsoaledi on border security and tackling illegal immigrants: