Cleaners find cocaine worth 2.8m in container

2017-04-06 18:49
Cocaine worth R2.8m has been discovered hidden in a container that recently arrived at Table Bay Harbour. (SAPS)

Cocaine worth R2.8m has been discovered hidden in a container that recently arrived at Table Bay Harbour. (SAPS)

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Cape Town - Cocaine weighing about 7kg was found in a container at a depot in Maitland on Thursday, Western Cape police said.

Cleaning staff found seven blocks of the drug in the side panel of an empty container at a depot in Maitland, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said.

The drug had an estimated street value of R2.8m. The container arrived at Table Bay harbour recently.

Police would determine where it came from and if SA was its final destination.

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