Members of the Trans-National Investigation Team based at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA), intercepted and arrested a 34-year-old woman for allegedly dealing in drugs.
The arrest happened after members of the team conducted a routine search and discovered cocaine wrapped around her body weighing 2360 grams, with an estimated street value of R708 00-00.
The suspect was in transit to Angola from Sao Paulo, Brazil. And, will be appearing before the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.
SAPS vowed to continue intercepting drugs before they find their way into our communities. As such, it called on communities to continue exposing those who engage in drug-related crimes.
“…drugs are destroying the very future of our society. Report any suspicious activities to your nearest police station or report crime anonymously to Crime Stop 08600 10111,” SAPS stated.