Man busted with 5.7 million pills hidden in sheep intestines

2017-08-22 20:28

A man has been arrested after allegedly trying to smuggle 5.7 million amphetamine pills, hidden inside sheep intestines, into Dubai, according to a report.

International 'Steroid King' shot dead in Cape Town home in possible hit

2017-08-18 10:50

A convicted steroid smuggler, at one stage on Interpol's wanted list and previously found guilty in Ireland for selling illicit steroids worldwide, has been shot dead in his Constantia home.

Two OR Tambo airport staff nabbed with R5.2m cocaine

2017-08-13 12:00

Two OR Tambo International Airport employees have been arrested on charges of drug dealing after cocaine worth R5.2m was found in their luggage.

Huge Australia-bound cocaine haul siezed by French navy

2017-08-04 15:18

A massive cocaine haul bound for Australia in the hull of a yacht has been intercepted by the French navy in the Pacific, officials say.

WATCH | Day 3: High Court bid to legalise marijuana

The so-called 'dagga couple', Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, will head back to the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday in a bid to have marijuana legalised. Watch live here.

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India seizes huge amount of heroin

2017-07-31 05:13

India's coast guard authorities have seized a massive amount of heroin from a ship off the country's western coast.

More cocaine from Sao Paulo intercepted at OR Tambo

2017-07-22 10:25

South African Revenue Service (Sars) customs officials have made their second major drug bust this month at OR Tambo International Airport, when they intercepted 26 kilograms of cocaine with an estimated street value of R7.4m.

Couple's evening of drugs and drinks ends tragically

2017-07-17 13:14

Freddie van Zyl woke up in a pool of blood in his home in Bredasdorp with a wound to his shoulder and his wife dead on the toilet.

Philippines' Duterte makes fresh rape joke

2017-07-14 19:19

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made a new joke about rape, saying he would congratulate a rapist who could carry out the crime even knowing he would die.

The high life? Couple weds in pot facility to back new laws

2017-07-03 22:30

A groom donned a bud of marijuana in his coat pocket as he and his bride said "I do" inside a Las Vegas facility that grows the drug that's newly legal to buy.


Philippines war on drugs escalates

2017-08-18 13:12

Police have killed at least 13 people in Manila on the third night of an escalation in President Rodrigo Duterte's ruthless war on drugs, taking the death toll for one of the bloodiest weeks so far to 80.

Manila: 32 drug suspects dead in single day

2017-08-16 13:24

Philippine police say an updated report shows anti-drug operations in a northern province this week left 32 alleged drug offenders dead - the highest toll in a single day in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

126 poachers strike abalone farm in broad daylight

2017-08-09 07:30

In one of the biggest raids on highly endangered abalone on the Overberg coastline, almost 130 poachers have harvested thousands of abalone near Danger Point, just outside Gansbaai.

LIVE STREAM | Day 4: High court bid to legalise marijuana

The so-called 'dagga couple', Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, will head back to the Pretoria High Court on Thursday in a bid to have marijuana legalised.

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'Dagga couple' back in High Court in bid to legalise marijuana

2017-08-02 05:35

The so-called 'dagga couple', Julian Stobbs and Myrtle Clarke, will head back to the Pretoria High Court in a bid to have marijuana legalised.

Infighting, drug clashes - here's what is igniting Cape Town's gang battles

2017-07-28 12:09

Bitter fighting, within a gang and involving a group of hitmen, is one of the factors said to be a driving force behind a recent surge in shootings around Cape Town.

5 nabbed with mandrax worth over R1m in Free State sting

2017-07-21 17:24

A sting operation has resulted in the arrest of five men when drugs worth more than R1m were seized just outside Reitz, according to Free State police.

Michigan man in jail for 29 years wins release

2017-07-14 19:19

The Michigan parole board has voted to release a Detroit-area man who's been in prison for 29 years for drug crimes committed when he was a teenager.

Limpopo doctor arrested for dealing in nyaope

2017-07-06 12:08

A Limpopo doctor has been arrested after he was found selling nyaope and other drugs, police say.

R2.4m illegal steroid bust in De Doorns

2017-06-27 10:40

Police have arrested two suspects and seized a truck after discovering anabolic steroids in De Doorns - the second major illicit goods discovery in the Western Cape in less than two weeks.

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