SA women arrested in Mauritius for alleged drug smuggling

2019-09-30 18:57

The family of a South Africa woman is currently receiving consular services after she was arrested in Mauritius on September 17 for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country.

SA drug mule finally home from Thailand after delays - report

2019-06-27 14:32

South African drug mule Thando Pendu is reportedly back in the country after she was detained at Thailand's International Detention Centre, where she was held after her release from Bangkok's Klong Prem Central Prison.

Five sentenced to death for heroin smuggling in Vietnam

2017-05-31 19:50

A Vietnamese drug lord who continued to run his smuggling network from prison has been sentenced to die alongside four of his lieutenants.

HEADLINES: Madonsela, SA citizen faces death in Malaysia & Oregon shooting

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela called to probe Eskom, Chancellor House and the ANC; a Joburg father faces death in Malaysia for drug smuggling; 15 killed in US college shooting.

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Drug smugglers to be executed together 'for sake of efficiency'

2015-04-07 17:58

Indonesia's attorney general says 10 death-row convicts including two Australian drug smugglers would be executed together for the sake of "efficiency", according to a report.

Drugs hidden in fake pregnant belly

See footage of the Canadian woman who was arrested in Colombia after trying to board a flight to Toronto wearing a fake pregnant belly stuffed with cocaine.

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SA drug mule plans to become human trafficking activist

2019-06-30 22:33

South African drug mule Nontando Pendu who was imprisoned for almost 10 years in Thailand after she was caught with 48 bags of heroin strapped to her chest, says she plans to be a human trafficking activist now that she is a free woman.

WATCH: More than 800 luxury cars crushed to combat smuggling in Philippines

2018-03-15 12:12

Philippine's President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led his country's 'Condemnation and Public Destruction of Contraband Vehicles' campaign - watch as more than 800 luxury cars are crushed.

French anti-drug cop on trial over 50kg cocaine heist

2017-03-07 14:47

A French drug squad officer goes on trial, accused of stealing around 50 kilograms of cocaine from police headquarters in Paris in a case that has shaken the high-profile force.

Family of Indians facing life sentence in Taiwan on drugs charges

2015-05-13 15:43

Taiwanese investigators have cracked a drugs ring seizing three locals and a family of three Indians on charges of smuggling heroin onto the island, an offence punishable by life imprisonment.

The weirdest ways people have smuggled drugs

2014-02-13 13:44

There are many other ways of smuggling drugs besides using drug mules. Here are the most popular ones. And some odd ones, too.

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