Police officers, attached to the Soweto Flying Squad and the K9 Unit, followed up on information that led them to a house in Liverpool Street, Lenasia on Thursday, where they found a 48-year-old man inside the premises, reported Rising Sun Lenasia.
“While conducting a search inside one of the bedrooms the officers discovered counterfeit bank notes concealed inside a plastic bag,” said Lenasia South SAPS spokesperson Sergeant Khalipha Mvula.
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The counterfeit bank notes, made up of R100 and R200 denominations, amounted to R396 300. The suspect was immediately arrested and charged with possession of counterfeit bank notes.