Woman busted at George Airport for R190k mandrax haul

MARCH 3, 2016

Police in George have confirmed the arrest of a 39-year old woman after mandrax worth an estimated R190 000, was found in her possession on Wednesday evening.

According to the local George Herald, the unnamed woman was busy checking at the George Airport, when security approached her after noticing a suspicious looking bag in her luggage. An investigation by members of the Outeniqua K9-unit and police’s task force, found 3 100 tablets in the bag.

The woman is expected to appear in the George Magistrate’s Court on Friday on an alleged charge of drug possession.