Wednesday, December 11, 2019
NewsSouth Africa

Heroin worth R1 million Intercepted At Cape Town Airport


Cape Town customs officials confiscated about R1m worth of heroin at the Cape Town International Airport earlier this week and arrested the alleged drug dealer.

“This week’s incident happened when Sars [SA Revenue Service] customs detector dogs uncovered a powdery substance that turned out to be 3.254kg of heroin.

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“The heroin was neatly concealed in three packages inside the suspect’s leather briefcase,” Sars spokesperson Sicelo Mkosi said in a statement on Friday.

The alleged drug dealer was on his way to Europe.

The Heroun was found by SARS detector dogs inside the alleged drug dealers leather breifcase .(Photo by: Supplied /SARS)
The Heroin was neatly concealed in three packets inside the dealers leather suitcase .(Photo by: Supplied/SARS)



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