SA woman bust with drugs in India - report

2013-05-17 22:40
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Johannesburg - A South African woman was reportedly caught by customs officials at Mumbai Airport carrying 26 kilogrammes of drugs, the SABC reported on Friday.

According to Indian media reports this was one of the biggest drug busts in recent times.

The woman, identified as Sity Lentin, was searched by Indian custom officials as she prepared to board a Ethiopian Airways flight to South Africa, the broadcaster reported.

Acting on a tip-off officials searched her luggage and found a false pocket in which drugs like cocaine, methamphetamine and ketamine were concealed.

The SABC reported Lentin was believed to work for an event management company which has operations in India, Canada and Singapore.

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