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Police seizes R3.3m drug party at OR Tambo


A 39-year-old woman with a bag full of drugs was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.

On the weekend officers suspected the resident, who was travelling to Cape Town from Sao Paolo, of illegal transporting and took her luggage to the search area for deeper inspection.

“The suspect denied having checked in luggage. Upon searching the luggage, three blocks wrapped in black plastic which were further wrapped in blankets were found inside, ” said in a police statement.

The confiscated party was worth of R3.3 million, however, the exact kind of drug which was within it has not been revealed.

Now law enforcement agencies are investigating an opened case. It is also said the woman would face justice in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.


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