Three bust for drug dealing at OR Tambo

Three bust for drug dealing at OR Tambo

Three people have been nabbed for dealing in drugs at the OR Tambo International Airport.


The trio were arrested in two separate incidents, police confirm. 

National police spokesperson Vish Naidoo has confirmed two of the suspects are employees at the airport. 

The 37-year-old man and a woman aged 27 were found in possession of cocaine worth millions of rands on Saturday morning. 

Naidoo refused to disclose the positions the pair held at the airport. 

In a separate incident, a 43-year-old man was arrested for dealing in drugs after he was found in the possession of ephedrine on Saturday afternoon. 

"Police and customs officials intercepted a consignment of ephedrine at the Swiss port. The drugs were found concealed in vehicle oil filters packed inside containers," Naidoo says. 

The three suspects will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court soon.

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