Tik worth over R1m seized at Cape Town International Airport

2015-07-21 16:01
(Captain Piet Smit, SAPS)

(Captain Piet Smit, SAPS)

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Cape Town - Tik worth over R1m was found wrapped in a fleece baby blanket in a woman’s suitcase at the Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday morning.

Officers from the anti-drug smuggling team of the border police discovered the contraband during random searches of luggage belonging to passengers who landed at 08:30, on a flight from OR Tambo Airport, police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk confirmed in a statement.

“Approximately 5kg of tik with an estimated street value of R1.4m was seized,” he said.

The 28-year-old woman was arrested for dealing in drugs and is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

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