Bus driver arrested for drugs at border

2011-11-17 14:02
Musina - A bus driver and two other people have been arrested at the Musina border with Zimbabwe for possession of drugs, Limpopo police said on Thursday.

Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said the three were arrested when an Intercape bus headed to Johannesburg from Zimbabwe was stopped and searched on Wednesday.

He said a black plastic bag behind the driver's seat was found to contain a white powdery drug and three drug rocks weighing a total of 4kg.

The Zimbabwean driver, 45, and a 31-year-old man were arrested. They identified a 32-year old Tanzanian woman passenger as their accomplice.

She was also arrested because although she did not have drugs in her possession, there was drug residue on her clothes.

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