Man arrested for drug possession
By Khanyisa Tabata
15 June 2011
A 27 year old man has been arrested for being in possession of tik at the Cape Town International Airport.
Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk says the arrest follows after members profiled the suspect at the domestic arrival terminals on a flight, arriving from O.R. Tambo International Airport.
“The suspect’s luggage was searched during which, two cereal boxes containing four plastic bags of tik were found inside one of the suitcases, weighing 4kg, with an estimated street value of R1,1 million.
“The drugs were concealed amongst other grocery items and the man was arrested for dealing in drugs and is due to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Friday”, said Van Wyk.