Woman arrested after cocaine found in Salticrax box

2015-07-30 22:13
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Cape Town - A 36-year-old woman was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport for the possession of cocaine on Thursday.

Police spokesperson Constable Noloyiso Rwexana said in a statement that cocaine with an estimated street value of R300 000 was found in the woman's luggage, stashed inside a Salticrax box.

She said the woman was arrested by the Border Police anti-smuggling team just after she arrived from Johannesburg.

The woman was expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on charges relating to drug possession, said Rwexana.

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