Man held for drugs at Cape Town airport

2013-04-24 14:55


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Johannesburg - A Pretoria man nabbed with five kilograms of tik in his luggage was arrested at Cape Town International Airport, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

Captain Frederick van Wyk said the 22-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday morning after the drugs - with an estimated street value of R1.3m - were discovered during a random search in the domestic arrivals terminal.

The man would appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Thursday on charges of drug dealing.

Tik is also known as crystal methamphetamine.

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