Jailed SA drug mule shares her story

2012-06-22 12:07

Jailed SA drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda has claimed she's a victim of human trafficking, and she would have been killed if she backed out of trafficking drugs to Thailand.

SA drug mule gets 15 years in Thai jail

2012-06-18 11:46

South African drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda has been sentenced to 15 years in a Thailand prison and fined R250 000.

SA woman in Thai court on drug charge

2012-06-11 20:40

A South African woman accused of smuggling cocaine has appeared in court in Thailand, her family says.

SA drug mule says friend betrayed her

2012-02-07 22:42

A drug mule has written to her parents from prison in Bangkok, Thailand, saying that at the time of her arrest she was with her friend who betrayed her and successfully made a safe return to SA.

3 month wait for drug mule - report

2011-12-19 11:17

The suspected South African drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda will appear in court in three months' time, her family has said.

SA drug mule's mom knew about a trip

2011-12-16 19:00

Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda's mother knew her daughter was leaving for Brazil, but unaware she was involved in drug trafficking.

SA embassy 'dragging heels' over drug mule

2011-12-14 22:45

Alleged drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda's uncle says the only information the family has on her is from the media - they've heard nothing from the SA embassy.

Family insists drug mule was at Wits

2011-12-14 14:33

The family of drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda insists she was a student at Wits University despite the institution not having a record of her.

12th South African bust for drugs

2011-12-13 14:30

The woman who has been arrested in Thailand for hiding cocaine in her dreadlocks is the 12th South African to be caught for drug trafficking in that country this year, according to a report.


Drug mule 'co-operated with authorities'

2012-06-18 13:48

The South African drug mule sentenced to 15 years in a Thai jail would have served 30 years had she not admitted guilt and co-operated with the authorities.

Drugs: Mom cancels Bangkok trip

2012-06-17 18:11

The mother of a South African woman, accused of smuggling cocaine in her dreadlocks to Thailand, has cancelled her trip to Bangkok over security and health fears.

Woman denies recruiting drug mule

2012-02-10 12:13

An Eastern Cape woman has denied helping to recruit and train her friend to smuggle cocaine into Thailand in her dreadlocks.

SA drug mule arrested in Malawi

2012-01-28 10:31

A South African woman has been arrested at Lilongwe International Airport, in Malawi, for allegedly trying to smuggle four kilograms of cocaine in a baby stroller.

SA a huge link in drug network

2011-12-18 19:00

Travelling South Africans are increasingly being flagged by customs officials in other countries.

Drug mule got money before trip

2011-12-16 09:10

Alleged drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda came into a lot of money shortly before her departure for Brazil, a friend of hers has said.

Protect SA drug mule's rights - DA

2011-12-14 15:57

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane must ensure that the human rights of alleged drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda are protected while she is in jail in Thailand, the DA says.

Dreadlocked drug mule not a Wits student

2011-12-14 12:03

A South African woman who was arrested in Thailand for hiding cocaine in her dreadlocks is not a student at Wits University, says the institution.

SA woman smuggles drugs in dreadlocks

2011-12-13 07:43

A South African woman has been arrested at Bangkok's international airport after police say they found 1.5kg of cocaine hidden in her dreadlocks, according to a news report.

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