Drugs, Viagra and hard cash among goods worth R1.7bn seized by taxman in early 2018

2018-07-13 17:01

More than R1.7 billion worth of goods have been confiscated by customs officials in the first half of 2018, according to the taxman.

Limpopo Drug raid leads to four arrests, R1m worth of drugs seized

2018-06-16 19:25

A ‘druglord’ was arrested while asleep and R1 million worth of drugs seized during a raid on his home, Limpopo police said.

Hawks make R1.5m drug bust near primary school in North West

2018-05-22 10:19

The Hawks have arrested a man after receiving a tip-off of alleged drug dealing near a primary school in Klerksdorp, an official says.

Police crack down on an international drug trafficking ring

2018-05-12 20:37

Police in Albania say they have cracked down on an international drug trafficking ring that allegedly smuggled marijuana, heroin and cocaine to European Union member countries

WATCH: Suspected drug lab discovered close to Mama Winnie's Soweto home

Police have discovered a suspected mandrax laboratory in a house in Orlando West, Soweto - just three blocks from the home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. Watch.

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Men caught with over 5kgs of Ephedrine, a key ingredient to make Tik

2018-03-31 08:26

Two men were arrested in Grahamstown after being found in possession of over 5kgs of Ephedrine, a key ingredient used to make Tik.

Western Cape police bust 2 suspects for drugs worth R1.9m

2018-03-12 16:54

Western Cape police say they have arrested two men after they were found with 22 000 Mandrax tablets and 4.2kg of heroin.

Couple arrested for hydroponically grown dagga in Witfield

2018-03-03 17:13

A couple has been arrested after a raid on the home they were renting in Boksburg revealed a fully equipped hydroponic dagga farm.

Man sentenced to 21 years in prison for dealing drugs

2018-02-26 06:23

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison after being convicted on charges of dealing in narcotics, and for being in possession of a fraudulent identity document.

Man arrested after drug bust worth over R100K at OR Tambo airport

2018-02-18 18:00

A passenger has been arrested at OR Tambo International Airport for being in possession of heroin worth R112 000, the police have said.


IN PICS: Police bust Durban drug lab valued at R2m

2018-07-05 11:37

KwaZulu-Natal police have recovered R2 million worth of drugs at a lab in Durban.

Man hands himself in after R4.7m drugs seizure

2018-06-05 12:31

The Hawks say more than 11 bags of Mandrax tablets were discovered in a house during a joint operation with Crime Intelligence.

Patient police nab drug dealer

2018-05-14 22:38

Police have arrested a man after they found him with 25 packets of crystal methamphetamine, cat, heroin and rock – all of which totalled about R12 000.

Top Cape Town DJ and wife granted bail after R2.6m drug bust at their home

2018-04-19 13:01

A popular radio and club DJ and his wife have been granted bail in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.

'There is emptiness, but there is also peace' - dad in dock over murder of tik addict son

2018-04-11 23:00

After living in fear at home for 13 years, a 62-year-old pensioner stands accused of murdering his 28-year-old tik-addict son following a row.

9 officials arrested for allegedly helping at least 36 foreign parolees escape - Cele

2018-03-19 18:33

Nine government officials who were arrested have been accused of illegally releasing at least 36 parolees over the period of a year so that they could escape deportation.

Family of opioid-addicted baby sues pharmaceutical companies

2018-03-06 07:27

An Illinois family of a baby born addicted to opioids is suing 20 pharmaceutical companies alleging they're responsible for the mother's addiction to opioids and heroin.

Vietnam seizes heroin worth $2.5m in China border drug bust

2018-02-27 06:09

Vietnamese police have seized 100kg of heroin worth $2.5m in one of the country's largest drug busts.

400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina

2018-02-23 07:03

Police have seized nearly 400kg of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina's security minister has announced.

Naked man covered in cooking oil attacked family - police

2018-02-08 07:23

A Pennsylvania man is facing charges after police say the 19-year-old attacked his family while tripping on LSD and then resisting arrest while naked and covered in cooking oil.

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