70-year-old arrested at airport for drugs


A 70-year-old man was arrested at the Cape Town International Airport after drugs were found in his luggage.

According to Lt. Col. Siyabulela Vukubi, Falcons spokesperson, received information about a foreigner who wants to leave South Africa and is believed to be in possession of drugs.

“The suspect was spotted, after which his luggage was searched and packets of crystal methamphetamine (type) were found in a hidden compartment.”

4.1 kg of tik with a street value of R600 000 was seized.

The suspect will appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of drug trafficking.