A 34-year-old woman was arrested at Cape Town International Airport on Thursday after drugs worth over R1 million was found in her possession.
Police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said the woman was was arrested at 8:30am.
“The suspect was on a flight from OR Tambo to Cape Town International Airport,” Rwexana said. “Police from syndicate crime investigations of Border Police conducted random searches and inside a suitcase of the 34-year-old woman they found five kilogram of Tik hidden between clothing.
“The estimated street value is R1.125 million. The woman was arrested and will appear in the Bellville Magistrates Court on Monday 18 July on charges related to dealing in drugs.”