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SA drug mule remains in detention

Sity Lentin was caught with 26 kilograms of drugs at a Mumbai airport.

Indian authorities are still investigating a drug smuggling case involving a South African woman. Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG - A South African woman arrested in May for drug smuggling has not appeared in court, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said on Tuesday.

Sity Lentin was caught with 26 kilograms of drugs at a Mumbai airport.

It is understood she was carrying a variety of narcotics, including cocaine, tik and khat.

Department spokesperson Nelson Kgwete said, "The woman is in detention in Mumbai. Her case is still being investigated."

Lentin is believed to be employed by an events management company which has operations in India, Canada and Singapore.

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