Duo arrested for R2m couriered tik parcel

2015-10-09 11:53

Two men will appear in a Western Cape court next week after being nabbed with a couriered parcel containing tik worth R2m.

Tik haul worth R900 000 confiscated in N1 drug bust

2015-10-07 12:13

A man has been arrested after officers pulled over a vehicle on the N1 highway in Cape Town and discovered 3kg of tik, Western Cape police say.

Cape Town motorist nabbed with 220 tik-filled condoms

2015-10-05 14:40

The City of Cape Town’s metro police department has arrested a motorist after he was found in possession of 220 condoms filled with tik.

Hawker arrested after drugs found among fruit

2015-10-03 10:28

A fruit and vegetable hawker is expected in the Galeshewe Magistrate’s Court next week after police found drugs worth R10 000 between his produce.

A look into SA's relationship with drug trafficking

2015-10-02 10:02

SA is the regional hub for drug trafficking, according to the UN's office on drugs and crime. Here are some South Africans who have been locked up overseas for drug smuggling.

Spain finds 300kg of cocaine in pureed banana shipment

2015-10-01 19:48

Spanish authorities seized 300kg of cocaine worth €10m from a container loaded with pureed bananas that arrived from Costa Rica, the government tax office says.

Suspected drug smuggler not an SA celeb - police

2015-09-28 13:46

A woman who allegedly tried to smuggle drugs worth R4.6m into the country is an actress but not a South African celebrity, the police say.

Drug peddler nailed in Durban raid

2015-09-25 09:37

Durban narcotics cops have swooped on an alleged Umbilo drug dealer after receiving a tip-off about his den.

Kenya security agents find weapons, drugs on Norway-flagged ship

2015-09-23 11:27

Kenyan security agents have found an unspecified amount of weapons and drugs on a Norwegian-flagged ship they intercepted last week, a senior police official says.

R20m in drugs found in upmarket Sandhurst home

2015-09-18 11:09

Mandrax tablets and powder with an estimated street value of at least R20m has been discovered at an upmarket house in Sandhurst, north of Johannesburg.


Australian navy discovers huge heroin haul in Indian Ocean

2015-10-07 13:24

An Australian navy ship seized and destroyed nearly half a ton of heroin valued at $91m hidden in a fishing boat in the northern Indian Ocean, the ship's captain says.

Govt in attempt to save SA man from death sentence in Malaysia

2015-10-06 19:37

The South African government has requested a meeting with the Malaysian government in an effort save the life of a South African man who has been sentenced to death for possession of drugs.

Drugs worth R120 000 seized in Durban raid

2015-10-03 14:01

Drugs worth R120 000 have been seized during a raid in Durban, police have confirmed.

Family of SA drug mule on death row in Malaysia tell of anguish

2015-10-02 22:08

The family of a South African man sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Malaysia have expressed their anguish at not being able to visit him.

SA drug mule loses appeal, faces death penalty in Malaysia

2015-10-01 22:04

A Johannesburg father who was caught smuggling drugs into Malaysia is now facing the death penalty after losing his appeal against the sentence.

Airport drugs bust 'actress' named

2015-09-29 14:42

The woman - thought to be a South African actress - busted for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs worth an estimated R4.6m into the country has appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.

SA actress caught with drugs at OR Tambo airport

2015-09-28 10:48

A South African actress has been caught allegedly trying to smuggle drugs worth an estimated R4.6m into the country, the SA Revenue Service says.

We're 'dik vir tik' say Eldos residents

2015-09-24 07:34

"Ons is dik vir Tik!" chanted a small group of Eldorado Park residents who decided to kick start heritage day celebrations with a call to stop drug abuse and violence against women and children.

Hundreds take part in Johannesburg anti-drugs march

2015-09-19 20:21

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Johannesburg South, making a statement against drug dealers and marching past their homes.

Massive consignments of dagga confiscated in Ladysmith, Newcastle

2015-09-16 11:40

Quick work by police officers has resulted in two massive consignments of dagga being confiscated in Ladysmith and Newcastle.

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