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Woman busted with R3.3m in drugs at Joburg airport

Woman busted with R3.3m in drugs at Joburg airport. A woman was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg over the weekend after drugs worth an estimated R3.3 million were found in her luggage, said police on Monday.

Her check-in luggage was intercepted at the airport and then searched.

A statement from police said: “The suspect was en-route to Cape Town from Sao Paolo via OR Tambo International Airport. Her check-in luggage was intercepted by members of the South African Revenue Service’s customs and excise and taken to the search area.

 Joburg airport


“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.”

The 39-year-old woman will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate Court on Tuesday.

Source: The Citizen

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