Drugs worth R62 000 found in ceiling of Cape Town home

2020-01-18 15:05

A Hanover Park homeowner tried to destroy some of the evidence by grabbing a bag of heroin and dispersing the powder.

Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda cooked her family Thai food for Christmas - report

2019-12-29 21:20

Drug mule Nolubabalo Nobanda may have spent her first Christmas at home in eight years but she still ate Thai food on December 25, according the Sunday Times.

Police pounce on multimillion-rand drug den in Free State

2019-11-14 22:45

A high-speed car chase involving the police and suspected drug dealers led to the arrest of two people in Phuthaditjhaba, the Free State, who are believed to have been operating a multimillion-rand lab, the police say.

A man had a parcel filled with dagga stuck up his nose for 18 years

2019-11-01 14:45

When drug mules conceal their loot, they usually do a good job. One man outdid himself by concealing a dagga 'parcel' inside his nose for 18 years.

British MP facing suspension after cocaine probe

2019-10-29 05:13

A British MP who headed a parliamentary committee probing drug policies is facing a six-month suspension after a lengthy inquiry into claims he offered to pay for cocaine.

'Monster Nicholas Ninow will never come out of prison again' - NGO welcomes life sentence

2019-10-17 18:46

Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in jail in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Thai meth swallowers get 16 years jail time in Indonesia

2019-10-16 21:51

Two Thai men were sentenced to heavy 16-year jail terms in Indonesia on Wednesday after swallowing a kilogram (2.2 pounds) of methamphetamine in a foiled drug smuggling bid.

Drugs worth almost R400K confiscated in KZN busts

2019-10-12 20:36

More than R400 000 in illicit drugs have been confiscated and two people have been arrested in several police raids in KwaZulu-Natal.

US officials have confirmed 26 deaths and nearly 1,300 cases of serious lung disease tied to vaping. Here are all the health risks you should know about.

2019-10-11 09:58

Investigators don't know the cause and haven't identified a single common brand or drug across all of the cases. Here's what you need to know.

Man appears in court for R4m heroin bust at upmarket Ballito home

2019-10-07 17:42

The sole suspect in a massive heroin bust in the upmarket Zimbali Wedge townhouse has appeared in court, the Hawks have said.


Police arrest 3 in Durban drugs bust

2020-01-04 15:08

Three suspects were arrested and various drugs, including as heroin capsules, mandrax and cocaine, were found during the raid.

Malema claims EFF can help end Cape gang wars by confronting drug lords

2019-12-16 19:29

EFF leader Julius Malema has urged people in the Western Cape to unite against drugs and gangs, and claims his party can end gang wars if their members "confront drug dealers".

Suspected drug dealer in hospital after jumping from a building while trying to flee cops

2019-11-01 20:07

A man is under police guard in a Durban hospital after trying to jump from the seventh floor of a building while trying to flee from the police.

Hawks arrest man at dagga, magic mushroom lab in Cape Town

2019-10-30 17:13

A 47-year-old man is behind bars after the Western Cape Hawks uncovered an illicit dagga and magic mushrooms manufacturing facility in Cape Town.

US prisons to photocopy inmate mail to curb drug smuggling

2019-10-24 06:15

US Bureau of Prisons to stop delivering original parcels in a bid to stop smuggling of synthetic drugs, officials say.

Drugs everywhere in prison - Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow

2019-10-17 05:17

Taking the stand to testify in mitigation of sentence in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Ninow told the court that since his arrest, he is still using drugs despite being incarcerated.

EMPD arrests two for drug possession in Katelhong, Vosloorus

2019-10-12 22:06

The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Police Department's Drug Enforcement Unit in Katlehong have arrested two people who were allegedly in possession of drugs.

Hillbrow drug dealers nabbed with R1.5m worth of khat, cocaine

2019-10-11 20:55

The suspects, aged between 27 and 42, were arrested during a multi-disciplinary take-down operation.

Dutch tourist nabbed with R5m worth of crystal meth in Gauteng

2019-10-10 21:49

A tourist from the Netherlands has been nabbed after R5m worth of drugs were found in his possession in an Uber vehicle that he was travelling in.

'I shoot up four or five times a day': Heroin addiction sweeps cannabis corridor in Morocco

2019-10-06 21:21

In a filthy squat in a beach town in northern Morocco, drug users inject and smoke heroin, a relatively recent scourge plaguing a region long known for cannabis and contraband.

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