SARS and law enforcement agencies discovered an unregistered shisha tobacco manufacturing plant on Friday. The revenue service also seized illicit cigarettes worth R400k.
A suspect was in the wrong place with the wrong items and was arrested by the SANDF near the Limpopo border with illicit goods.
South African and Zimbabwean police are aiming to dismantle a make-shift wooden bridge along the border being used by smugglers.
South Africans smoulder at what many consider to be a waste of SAPS time and resources to police illicit cigarette trade.
Park rangers arrest seven illegal immigrants crossing from Mozambique with illicit cigarettes, liquor and skin-lightening creams.