Cocaine confiscated at OR Tambo

Cocaine confiscated at OR Tambo

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) confiscated 9kg of cocaine worth R2.6million at OR Tambo International Airport yesterday.


SARS spokesperson Sandile Memela says the drugs belonged to a woman in transit from Sao Paulo to Maputo in Mozambique. 

When custom officials inspected the suspects' bags, they discovered 8 laptops laced with a powdery substance.

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"The white substance tested positive for cocaine", says Memela. 

The suspect and goods have now been handed over to the South African Police Service.

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