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A sniffer dog, which followed its nose and discovered parcels of drugs in a courier vehicle, has helped authorities net contraband worth R1m in Somerset West, according to Cape Town Metro Police.
Brackenfell police have seized 52 bags of cannabis with an estimated weight of 640kg after stumbling on three mysterious vehicles and a truck parked in a cul de sac.
Singapore has hanged a Malaysian heroin trafficker, despite appeals from his homeland to stay a "heart-wrenching" execution that critics said was too extreme for a low-level drug mule.
As South Africa looks to enter the booming commercial cannabis market, the Eastern Cape Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform has repeatedly reiterated the plant's economic promise for the country's poorest province.
A 39-year-old man in Cape Town has been arrested in possession of what police believe to be drugs worth over R7m, as well as ammunition.
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Cape Town law enforcement officers who helped a woman chase down a man, who had allegedly stolen her bag, ended up arresting both of them when they found out what was inside.
Three suspects have been arrested for their involvement in drug manufacturing and drug dealing.
Drug addiction led 27-year-old Francesco Rizzuto to call the streets of South Africa his home for five years, and a senseless crime made him re-evaluate his life.
A Nigerian man believed to be the kingpin of a drug-smuggling operation has been extradited to the US to face drug trafficking charges, according to the Hawks.
Two men are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court soon, after they were found in possession of crystal meth worth R4m in Sophiatown.
A vehicle transporting drugs worth an estimated R2.7m from Mozambique has been seized by KwaZulu-Natal police and one suspect has been arrested.
The Serious Organised Crime Unit of the Hawks have bust a drug lab with R3m worth of marijuana in Brits, North West.
The Hawks have arrested a man after finding heroin and other items worth an estimated R4m at his upmarket home in Ballito, north of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal.
A woman visiting an inmate at the Durban Westville Prison has been caught trying to smuggle 200 capsules into the facility, according to the Ministry of Justice and Correctional Services.
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested at King Shaka International Airport in KwaZulu-Natal for allegedly trying to smuggle liquid cocaine into South Africa.
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"No cartel would risk such a large amount of their product unless they were pretty sure they had the right 'controls' in place."
Francesco says his dad’s death was the first of a series of traumatic events in his teens – events that drove him to booze and drugs.
US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia.
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