A truck driver was arrested at the Lebombo border post after allegedly trying to smuggle alcohol and heroin from Mozambique to South Africa.
Francisco Langa appeared in the Komatipoort Magistrate’s Court in Mpumalanga on Friday after being caught with more than R600 000. He was on his way to Johannesburg, Captain. Hawks spokesman Dineo Sekgotodi said.
Four packs of heroin and sealed boxes of gin were discovered in the truck.
Langa is charged with trafficking in drugs and violating the seclusion regulations.
He is expected to appear in court again on Tuesday.