A South African man has been arrested by the police for trying to smuggle his girlfriend in the back of his car amidst a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.
According to an official from the province of Gauteng, said the woman was found in the car booth during a stop and search at a roadblock in the province.
The driver who did not have a permit, was headed to the Eastern Mpumalanga province. Authorities say the woman was also arrested for consenting to be smuggled
South Africa government imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 24th for three weeks but the lockdown has been extended until the end of April.