Alleged drug mules nabbed at OR Tambo airport

2015-07-07 22:30
OR Tambo Airport (File, AFP)

OR Tambo Airport (File, AFP)

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Johannesburg – Two men were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday for allegedly acting as drug mules.

The men, aged 35 and 47, were travelling on Angolan and DRC issued passports and were in transit from Sao Paolo, Brazil, spokesperson Vishnu Naidoo said.

"The two had apparently swallowed their drugs,” said Naidoo.

"The value cannot be established as yet because some of the drugs are still lodged in their stomachs.”

The men are expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.


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