Two arrested for cocaine possession at Cape Town airport

2011-12-14 07:02

Two suspected drug dealers were arrested at Cape Town International airport, Western Cape police said today.

Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said a 44-year-old Nigerian man and a 30-year-old South African woman appeared nervous, which prompted members attached to the Border Police to search them.

The police found 1kg of cocaine, which was hidden between cardboard in their luggage, and R230 000 cash.

The two were en route to Johannesburg.

The pair was expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrates’ Court today.

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