Man expected in court after R1.5m drug bust

A 26-year-old man who flew in from India was caught with ephedrine worth R1.5m at OR Tambo airport.

FILE: The 26-year-old man will appear in court after he was found in possession of ephedrine worth R1.5 million. Picture: Saps.

JOHANNESBURG - A 26-year-old man is expected to appear in court today for the alleged possession of drugs.

The man who flew in from India was caught with ephedrine worth R1.5 million at OR Tambo International Airport this week.

Hawks spokesperson Lieutenant Robert Netshiunda said, "We arrested someone who in with ephedrine, only this time we arrested somebody who was travelling from India. We are still investigating the origin of the drugs as well as the possible destination."