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Man arrested in durban heroin bust

2012-01-13 20:38

Johannesburg - A man was arrested after being found in possession of heroin worth an estimated R15 000 in Chatsworth, Durban on Friday afternoon, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

A man with a parcel at the Bangladesh market ran away when he saw a passing police patrol, Captain Thulani Zwane said in a statement.

Police gave chase and caught him. They found 500 plastic drinking straws filled with heroin in his parcel. The 27-year-old was expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Monday.