Cocaine found hidden in plane at OR Tambo

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SARS Customs and the Detector Dog Unit intercepted 2.2kg of cocaine bullets estimated at R632 000 in a plane from Brazil at O R Tambo International Airport on Wednesday.

The cocaine was found in two separate toilet compartments on the plane. The first parcel contained 44 bullets valued at R345 240.

A further search uncovered a second parcel containing 35 bullets estimated at R287 700.

Tests confirmed the white powdery substance to be cocaine.

The goods have been handed over to SAPS for further investigation.

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