The men were accosted with very huge amount of South African currency, of different denomination via transit. Police arrested the two suspects found with large sums of money in Colesberg, Northern Cape.

“On Thursday, police vigilance led to the arrest of two suspects, after they were spotted in a suspected stolen vehicle at an eatery outlet in Colesberg near N1.

The suspects were driving in a white BMW with GP registration number plates,” said police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana in a statement.

Tawana said upon further investigation and searching of the vehicle an undisclosed amount of cash was found hidden in a secret compartment inside the vehicle.

The suspects could not give a satisfactory account for the money during questioning.

The suspects were detained and the investigation is continuing to determine the source of the money.