The South African Police Service (SAPS), on Friday, said that they have seized 380 kilogrammes of cocaine at the Durban Harbour.
“A multidisciplinary team led by the SAPS Organised Crime Investigations unit acted on intelligence-driven information that a vessel that was coming into the country from South America on Thursday,” the SAPS said in a statement.
The team immediately conducted surveillance where they identified the vessel.
Together with the South African Revenue Service customs officials, they identified the container on Friday morning with 12 bags of cocaine.
“This should send a stern warning to all drug traffickers utilising our harbours.
“South Africa continues to intensify its efforts to dismantle the global drug trafficking trade,” said Tebello Mosikili, acting national commissioner of the SAPS.
Investigations are continuing to establish the source and destination of the drugs, the police said.
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