R12 Million Heroin destined for Harare siezed in SA

JOHANNESBURG – Heroin with a street value of R12-million was confiscated at OR Tambo International Airport on Thursday, police said.\r\n

Spokesperson Tummi Golding said an Emirates flight from India which arrived in the morning was carrying the consignment – destined for a pharmaceutical company in South Africa.

"We found the consignment around 4.30pm when we were checking the cargo… No arrests, as we still investigating."

Another consignment, of fake DVDs, was found on an SAA flight from Lagos in Nigeria. It was destined for Harare, Zimbabwe.

The DVDs had a street value of R10-million, Golding said. – Sapa