SARS finds R1.8m worth of cocaine in tubes of cream

2017-03-17 12:38


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Johannesburg - Cocaine worth R1.8m was discovered stashed in tubes of cream at OR International Airport on Thursday, SARS said.

In a statement on Friday, the revenue service said the cocaine weighed 6.5kg.

"The goods were from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and were destined for Harare, Zimbabwe, when a physical examination was done," it said.

"A drug test on the contests of the tubes tested positive for cocaine."

The goods were handed over to police for further investigation.
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