R5m worth of tik found in man's suitcase

A 28-year-old man was arrested when he was found with methamphetamine or tik worth R5-million at the Cape Town International Airport on Friday, Western Cape police said.

Superintendent Billy Jones said police searched the suspicious-looking man who had flown from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

They allegedly found seven bags containing 14 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden between the clothes in his suitcase.

The man, from Philippi in the Cape, was in police custody and would appear in the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Monday on a drug dealing charge.

 - Sapa

Report ID: 193
Crime Category: Drugs
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: N/A
Address: Cape Town International Airport
Crime Date/Time: 26 Feb 2010, 00:02 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 27 Feb 2010, 11:02 AM
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