Detector dog sniffs 7.5 kg of cocaine in hair treatment bottles

Pretoria, 23 October 2016 – SARS Custom official intercepted 7.5kg of cocaine hidden in hair treatment bottles estimated at R2.1-million at a courier company outlet at OR Tambo International Airport yesterday.
A detector dog identified a consignment from Sao Paolo via Johannesburg to Cape Town that contained six bottles of “anti-frizz hair treatment” that tests confirmed to be liquid cocaine with the value of R2 157 750. 00.
The narcotics were seized and handed over to the SA Police service for further investigation.