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Man Arrested for Smuggling 100 Pounds of used G-strings into Zimbabwe

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A man in Zimbabwe has been arrested for smuggling 100 pounds of second-hand G-strings, thongs, and regular pants into the country.

RadarNG reports that the man was apprehended at the Sango Border Post by the Zimbabwean Revenue Authority (Zimra).

It is against the law in the country to import used garments, whether used or donated, as the country wants to protect its domestic textile industry, and guard against the health risks associated with the use of second-hand underwear.

However, because of the current economic crisis many people are being forced to purchase used clothing, including undergarments, which are often donated by developed countries.

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26 Comments

  1. stephanie-feld

    October 22, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    LMAO! I just can’t deal. The struggle is real.

  2. TA

    October 22, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Kweke! What economic crisis is what risking your health for?! Haba now,USED PANTIES!!! Are you kidding me? Chai! #thirdworldproblemsaresoheartbreaking.

    • Mama

      October 22, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      Speak for yourself cos you can afford it……some people can’t afford anything but used things…..they are cheaper and last longer than some of this china new stuff…..when you work and interact with the less prevails get you will better understand where they are coming from….

    • TA

      October 22, 2014 at 5:12 pm

      @ Mama, assumptions are never nice. Just how do you know what I do for a living or whom I interact with?

    • free mind

      October 22, 2014 at 5:12 pm

      My dear, it is not the less privilege that buys second handed clothes. For the fact it lasts longer than new ones, makes even the privilege to wear second handed cloths. some second handed clothes are far expensive than new ones. I have seen second handed pants, they are very clean (Although i don’t patronise it, cos it is too private by me). I patronize bras and girdles , coz it is standard yet i am not less priviledge. Or better still defined a less priviledge. Even Less priviledge can not afford to buy bra for N700 or shoes for 4,500 – 7,000. Or hand bags for 2500 – 5000, girdles 1200 – 3000, so what are we talking about?

    • TA

      October 22, 2014 at 5:06 pm

      (sic) *is worth risking your health for?

  3. naijababeii

    October 22, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Mbaooooooooooooo biko used panties not a good one

  4. @edDREAMZ

    October 22, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    Omg…. Lmaooo… Things hardship/poverty can cause… God may this never visit me abeg……
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  5. Just me

    October 22, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    He must ran out of things to smuggle into Zimbabwe. They don’t thongs in Zimbabwe? ???

  6. Preseee

    October 22, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    Waooo luvly pants, that is wat we call ok pants na, why r we forming. lol

  7. gurlwendy

    October 22, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    It’s not about forming, clothes can be carriers of diseases (contact dermatitis), lice, and other odd things talkless of now wearing used pant, what kinda poverty mentality would make u buy and wear a used pant, or do u think the white man’s arse is cleaner,tufia!, I’ve seen ppl selln used pants, boxers wt suspicious looking yellow stains, I was like wtf, how much is a pant that you can’t buy is N150, or N200 too expensive, Ive seen some Nigerians crowding some dirty looking things at a container that looked like they whr picked from a junkyard, sewing machines etc coz of the idea that abroad tns r d best and they don’t even come cheap sef.

  8. adaora

    October 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Lol!

  9. Cracking my ribs

    October 23, 2014 at 9:22 am

    All this comments go kill me ooooo. Okrika! Bendown boutique ! Select ur own my pple no be better thing to wear… Mostly underpants oyinbo dirty no be small then no dey baf… Nways if u do buy am make sure say u use hot water wash am well well.. NB Bella post my comment.

  10. tee

    October 24, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    thats just disgusting how much is pant for crying out loud!!!

  11. Daniel

    April 16, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    Chai. May Gold help us

  12. Satu Solar

    May 31, 2019 at 8:25 am

    I hope technology can help more people especialy solar panel technology.

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  13. Tobi Adeoti

    June 6, 2019 at 1:39 am

    thats wow

  14. imohlite

    June 27, 2019 at 11:06 pm

    very rich and helpful

  15. Emmanuel

    July 3, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Wow! very good

  16. Chuks

    July 9, 2019 at 12:28 am

    nice one

  17. Master

    August 17, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    That good for him

  18. Peace David

    August 23, 2019 at 10:23 pm

    Waooo luvly pants, that is wat we call ok pants na, why r we forming. lol

  19. BEST

    September 3, 2019 at 4:22 pm

    I hope technology can help more people especialy solar panel technology.

  20. STELLA

    September 12, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    probably he likes the saint

  21. Collins Bolt

    October 12, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    He must ran out of things to smuggle into Zimbabwe. They don’t thongs in Zimbabwe? ???

  22. Ubong Menim

    October 15, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    Nawaoh. This is so outrageous.

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