Woman nabbed at OR Tambo for drugs worth R1,2m
The woman was apprehended on her arrival from Sao Paulo on an SAA flight on Saturday.
JOHANNESBURG - A 42-year-old woman has been arrested at OR Tambo International Airport after being found with drugs valued at over R1,2 million.
Officials say the woman was apprehended on her arrival from Sao Paulo on a South African Airways flight on Saturday.
Authorities found cocaine concealed in books in her luggage.
The police's Vishnu Naidoo said, "She was arrested and is likely to face charges of dealing in drugs. But in the meantime we have sent the drugs to be tested for what is believed to be cocaine."