Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Kwekwe is probing a suspected case of smuggling after arresting a truck driver who had evaded customs formalities at the BeitBridge post.
Preliminary investigations revealed that a Zimbabwean registered truck exited the BeitBridge post on 04 May enroute to a wholesaler to deliver supplies(groceries).
The driver is alleged to have avoided anti-smuggling roadblocks successfully until he reached Kwekwe where he was stopped for routine checks, but could not provide customs clearance documents.
ZRP further confirmed that the driver later fled abandoning the truck.
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) the impounded the truck and all its load.