R7m tik seized, woman held

2014-12-23 18:28

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Johannesburg - A woman has been arrested in Montague Gardens for dealing in Tik with a street value of over R7m, Cape Town police said on Tuesday.

"Information was received about a suspicious parcel... at Time Freight in Montague Gardens," Colonel Tembinkosi Kinana said in a statement.

When police went to the site on Monday, they found a parcel containing 42kg of methamphetamine - commonly known in South Africa as Tik -with a street value of R7 561 000.

"As the suspect, a 32-year-old woman, went to collect the shipment, she was arrested."

The woman will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on charges relating to dealing in drugs.

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