Drug bust in Kruger Park
Mpumalanga police have arrested two suspected drug smugglers and confiscated 33kg of dagga in the Kruger National Park (KNP), Beeld newspaper reported on Friday May 15. Police Inspector Oosie Oosthuizen stopped and searched the vehicle in the Kruger National Park, about eight kilometres from the Malelane gate, on Thursday, said Skukuza spokesperson Inspector Oubaas Coetzer.
He found three bags of dagga worth R68 000 in the vehicle. It is believed the men were smuggling the drugs from Swaziland to Gauteng. The pair appeared in a Skukuza court on Friday.