R’fontein woman held abroad for drugs

The daughter is allegedly being held on another continent for drug smuggling. Photo: Pixabay. For illustrative purposes.

A woman from Mohlakeng was arrested during a drug bust in February this year, and is being held for alleged drug possession in São Paulo, Brazil.

Brigadier Jacob Manamela, the Randfontein station commander, confirmed that the matter is currently under investigation by Interpol.

Also Read: Peru expels British woman jailed for drug trafficking

“According to the Interpol information, she was arrested for being in possession of drugs,” he said, adding that the matter is still an allegation.

Read the Herald‘s 20 April edition for an exclusive interview with the suspect’s mother.

A second woman has also allegedly been arrested in Brazil.

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