SOUTH AFRICAN CUSTOMS MAKES 30 MLN RAND DRUG BUST

JOHANNESBURG, Customs officials of the South African Revenue Service (SARS) and their sniffer dogs intercepted 100 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine with an estimated value of 30 million Rand (about 2.32 million US dollars) at OR Tambo International Airport here on Friday.

The shipment originated in Cameroon via Istanbul on a flight from Turkey to Johannesburg, the SARS said in a statement here Sunday.

“The cargo found at the (airport’s) transit shed was loose dried fish and 33 cans weighing three litres each that tested positive for crystal meth. The goods were handed over to the South African Police Service for further investigation,” said the SARS statement.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK