NATIONAL Since March this year, more than four tons of cocaine have been seized in South Africa. According to a media statement by the Hawks, R500 million worth of drugs were seized at Durban Harbour last month in an operation by the South African Narcotic Enforcement Bureau of the Hawks[…]
Police have seized a massive cocaine haul off the Saldahna Bay coast in excess of R500 million. In an extensive operation led by Western Cape Organised Crime Narcotics Unit detectives, police have seized nearly 1000 blocks of compressed cocaine from a fishing vessel. The drugs are estimated to be valued[…]
South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) along with authorities overseas are investigating an international drug smuggling cartel. This after Monday’s R700 million cocaine bust in Port Elizabeth. Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said investigations are ongoing. “We are talking about uncut crack cocaine that is worth more than R700[…]
Drugs worth more than R20 million were found in a car near a town in the Karoo early on Sunday morning. A Nigerian man, 49, and a 28-year-old Zimbabwean woman were driving along the N1 from Johannesburg to Cape Town with the stash. The police would not say near which[…]
Customs officials and the detector dog unit intercepted 30kg of cocaine valued at R9 million at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International on Monday afternoon‚ the South African Revenue Service says. “The tagless black bag arrived on a flight from Sao Paolo‚ arousing a lot of suspicious activity around it‚” Sars said[…]
A 36-year-old woman was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport for the possession of cocaine on Thursday. Police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said in a statement that cocaine with an estimated street value of R300 000 was found in the woman’s luggage, stashed inside a Salticrax box. She said[…]
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