The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation has seized a truck that was found with 36 tons of chrome worth approximately R120 000-00 on Thursday.

North West SAPS spokesperson Captain Tlangelani Rikhotso said that police received information regarding a truck illegally loading chrome in Rustenburg.

“The investigative team followed up on the information and the truck was intercepted at a washer plant in Boshoek. The truck was searched and the chrome was discovered,” he said.

Both the truck and the chrome have been seized for further investigation.

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