Pretoria, 16 March 2016 – SARS Customs has detained a firearm and seized R4.26 Million worth of liquid crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth) in two different incidents yesterday.
Custom officials found fifteen one-litre bottles of the yellowish liquid – confirmed to be crystal meth – during a random check at a warehouse at OR Tambo International Airport. The consignment was from India.
In the second incident, a firearm was found concealed in a lunch box when the traveller’s luggage was put through a baggage scanner at Beit Bridge on Tuesday.
The gun has been detained while the narcotics were handed over to the police for further investigations.