‘Tanzanians’ seized in Dar, Jo’burg with Sh7.1bn drugs
- In first incident, two women travelling from Tanzania were arrested at the O.R. Tambo International Airp
The police had also arrested two people the same day with 11kg of ephedrine and 2kg of heroin powder. Ephedrine is a chemical used to manufacture methamphetamine.
270 kg of drugs seized at Tanzania airport
Police arrested the trafficker, who was travelling to Italy via Zurich, at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.
The minister said drug trafficking was tarnishing the image Tanzania. "I have launched a campaign to restore Tanzania's image and make our airports safe," he said.
Of late, several people have been arrested for trying to traffic drugs through the Julius Nyerere International Airport, the busiest airport in Tanzania.