Drug trafficker denied bail at Kempton Park Magistrates’ Court

Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu, spokesperson for the Hawks.

 

Drug trafficker Lena De Waal, who is facing charges of contravening the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, was denied bail at Kempton Park Magistrates’ Court on 18 April.

According to Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu, spokesperson for the Hawks Parktown, De Waal (33) landed at OR Tambo International Airport on 16 April from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Read Hawks nab lawyer for corruption in Parktown

“Hawks were following up on information regarding a suspected drug mule who was reported to have boarded a flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil the previous night. A routine check was conducted at the check-in points and authorities recovered 5kg of cocaine with an estimated value of R2 million concealed and wrapped in foil inside the suspect’s luggage,” explained Mulamu.

The suspect was immediately arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime.

De Waal was remanded in custody and the case has been postponed to 25 April for a formal bail application.

Edited by Stacey Woensdregt

  AUTHOR
Shanice Naidoo
Journalist

find your
dream home

looking for an
affordable
apartment

List your Property

It's easy in only three
simple steps...

find professional
services in
your area

Locate a business
operating in
your area

List your Business

Want more customers? They're online right now, searching for businesses like yours. Place your ad now...

Latest News

COMMENTS

Fourways Review Midrand Reporter Alex News North Eastern Tribune Sandton Chronicle City Buzz Joburg East Express Get It Joburg North Leisure Options Autodealer.co.za
Top
Recommended Story x
Many criminals behind bars thanks to Johannesburg East Cluster

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

SUBSCRIBE
to our free NEWSLETTER
!
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.




SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle


Your details:


Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)
Other