Drugs worth R56m found in suitcase

2013-08-23 09:22
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Johannesburg - Drugs worth millions of rands were found in a suitcase at the OR Tambo International Airport, the Hawks said on Friday.

"Yesterday [Thursday] at around 16:00... the police at the airport and customs searched an unclaimed luggage bag containing 20kg of crystal meth worth R56m," said Captain Paul Ramaloko.

"When we tried to check who the person was, by that time, the person disappeared."

No arrests had been made yet.

The bag had come off a flight from Abu Dhabi.

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