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Sars seizes R2m worth of liquid cocaine at OR Tambo International Airport

The drugs, discovered in wine bottles wrapped in Christmas paper, were en route to London.

The liquid was removed, tested and found to be cocaine. Picture:

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Revenue Service (Sars) officials have confiscated R2 million worth of liquid cocaine at OR Tambo International Airport.

The drugs were discovered in wine bottles wrapped in bright Christmas paper.

The two gift parcels were en route to London.

The liquid was removed, tested and found to be cocaine.

Sars spokesperson Sandile Memela said, "The two gifts, en route to London, were discovered to be heavier than usual wine bottles. Upon testing this was discovered to be cocaine weighing seven kilograms."

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