Police in Cape Town have confirmed the arrest of a woman who was caught with what appears to be heroin hidden in her private part.

The 37 year old woman was caught red-handed with 17 units of the drug in hidden in her private part. The arrest happened when members of the Philippi Police Station was out on an operation in the area, when they saw three suspicious woman in a room around Surdown Walk, Hanover Park.

They immediately recognised one of them as been known for peddling drugs. According to station commander Colonel Dennis Ables  who said that the woman gave them the go ahead to search her private part;

“You do get some women who will not give consent if they think they will be caught. This was the first time that this woman was caught with the drugs,” added Ables.