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Drugs disguised as artwork worth R37 million were seized at OR Tambo Airport

Zuko Komisa 23 kilograms of drugs concealed as molds for artwork were found this week in the cargo sheds of OR Tambo International Airport by South African Revenue Service customs officers. The drugs are estimated to have a street value of R37 million. During their routine inspection rounds, the Customs officers discovered a box destined for New Zealand. There were suspicious-looking pieces of molded artwork inside the box and the […]

today08/01/2024

8kg of date rape drug

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More than 8kg of date rape drug seized at OR Tambo International Airport

By: Natasha Archary Image: Adobe Stock More than 8kg of the date rape drug was discovered and seized at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) on Monday, 20 November. The Border Management Authority (BMA) confirmed the drugs were concealed in a fish consignment at the cargo terminal. Rohypnol is classified as a Schedule 6 drug in South Africa. 8.1kg of Rohypnol was discovered hidden in a consignment of dried fish. […]

today21/11/2023

NEWS

R800 million worth of drugs destroyed by Gauteng SAPS at a secret location

Zuko Komisa Image | @SAPoliceService /X R800 million worth of drugs have been destroyed by Gauteng SAPS at a secret location. On Thursday, while conducting enforcement operations in Johannesburg, the police destroyed drugs valued at R800 million. General Fannie Masemola, the National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), oversaw the destruction of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and mandrax. This is the third drug destruction procedure this fiscal […]

today27/10/2023

NEWS

69-year-old man arrested with heroin worth over R1m in a travel bag at OR Tambo

By Zuko Komisa 69 year old man arrested with heroin worth over R1m in a travel bag at OR Tambo Following a bust at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday, a 69-year-old man is scheduled to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court on Friday. Lieutenant Colonel Robert Netshiunda, a spokesman for the Gauteng police, said that the man was caught in possession of eight kilograms of heroin hidden in […]

today13/10/2022

NEWS

Drugs worth almost R2.5 million were found at the Cape Town International Airport

By Zuko Komisa A drug bust happened earlier this week when police officers pounced on a traveller at the Cape Town International Airport, carrying cocaine worth over R2.5 million. Just before noon on Tuesday, officers were sent to profile and search individuals getting off of an international flight out of Dubai. They were able to find four kilograms of cocaine concealed in the traveller's luggage and wrapped in chocolate. Also […]

today05/10/2022

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Kabelo Mabelane marks 20 years of being clean and sober

By Zuko Komisa South African kwaito musician, songwriter and actor Kabelo Mabalane is commemorating 20 years of sobriety. Over the years, Mabalane has spoken openly about how he triumphed in his past. He has shared his testimony with South Africans and has always encouraged those who find themselves where he was to know that it is possible to live a life free of addiction. Mabalane who is married to actress […]

today02/09/2022

ENTERTAINMENT

Vic Mensa arrested for allegedly being in possession of magic mushrooms from Ghana

Kaya 959 Reporter Victor Kwesi Mensah, better known as Vic Mensa's return to the US didn't end so well after he was reportedly arrested for drug possession. The American-based Ghanaian rapper was arrested by the U.S Customs for allegedly returning with a stash of magic mushrooms from his trip from Ghana. According to an American news channel, TMZ, the rapper was taken into custody upon his arrival at the Dulles […]

today18/01/2022

Prsion cell

NEWS

Woman nabbed with mandrax destined for Johannesburg prison

By Kaya 959 Reporter Police have confiscated a stash of drugs, allegedly destined for Johannesburg prison.  The SAPS says a 43-year-old woman was arrested in the bust on Thursday.  "Information was received by crime Intelligence of a lady who was to deliver drugs to Johannesburg Prison," police said.  SAPS says the woman was nabbed by members of the K9 unit. The woman alleged had several tablets of mandrax in her possession. […]

today24/12/2021

ENTERTAINMENT

Jada Pinkett Smith and son Jaden share the health benefits of psychedelic drugs

Kaya 959 Reporter The Red Table Talk recently had an informative topic on the use of psychedelic drugs, also known as magic mushrooms! On the recent episode Jaden Smith joins his mother, Jada Pinkett Smith, and grandmother, Adrienne Banfield Norris, for a no holds bared conversation on psychedelic drugs commonly used by many people across the world. They also speak about the health benefits of psychedelic drugs. Also Read: Will Smith admits his […]

today12/11/2021

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