Two drug traffickers remanded in custody

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

Two alleged drug traffickers, Mwabanye Adwele Solomon (41)and Mtonda Amri Mohamed (45) appeared in the Barberton Magistrate’s Court, Mpumalanga, on Friday for allegedly dealing in drugs valued at over R2.8 Million.

They were arrested by the Hawks’ and members of the White River Dog Unit at Nkomazi toll plaza on Thursday, 11 March 2021.

Captain Dineo Sekgotodi said the team acted on information that was received about a blue Ford Ranger that was reportedly transporting drugs from Mozambique to Gauteng.

“The identified vehicle was stopped and searched. Drugs believed to be heroin valued at just over R2.8 million were found hidden inside a door panel and the spare wheel.” Said Sekgotodi.

The pair is remanded in custody and their case was postponed to 18 March 2021 for bail application

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