Crystal meth worth R19.5m found hidden in bakkie - Mpumalanga Hawks

2016-06-04 14:22


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Johannesburg - Sixty-five packets of crystal meth with an estimated street value of R19.5 million were found hidden in the body of a bakkie in Lebombo, Mpumalanga, the Hawks said on Saturday. 

Members of the Hawks received information about a Nissan NP200 bakkie which was transporting drugs from Mozambique to South Africa, Lieutenant Dineo Sekgotodi said.

The bakkie was spotted at the Lebombo gate on Friday afternoon and searched.

The 65 packets of crystal meth were found hidden in the panels of the bakkie.

A 47-year-old South African male would appear in the Komatipoort Magistrate’s Court on Monday on a charge of drug dealing. 

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