Thabiso Goba
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16 Jul 2022
10:37

Truck driver arrested for transporting drugs

Thabiso Goba

According to a statement from Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo, Spokesperson for the Directorate Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), they received information about a truck unloading cargo in that area on July 14.

A truck driver was arrested in Hammarsdale, KwaZulu-Natal, for allegedly trying to transport drugs from Gauteng.

According to a statement from Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo, spokesperson for the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks), they received information about a truck unloading cargo in that area on July 14.

“They proceeded to the said warehouse and a search was conducted. Whilst opening boxes, 35 kilograms of crystal meth with a street value of approximately R5.2 million was found,” said Mhlongo.

The 33-year-old truck driver was arrested and charged with drug dealing.