Sarb seeks release of banknotes from detained plane

South African Reserve Bank

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) is working with authorities in Zimbabwe to have a consignment of banknotes released, after the plane transporting them was detained following the discovery of a dead body.

In a statement released on February 16, the bank acknowledged it was aware an undisclosed proportion of banknotes was being held after its plane was stopped in Harare. The person is thought to be a stowaway.

"The Sarb is working with the relevant authorities to ensure the cargo is

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