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KZN drug mules' families shocked by allegations

NEWS / 7 DECEMBER 2018, 1:00PM / THAMI MAGUBANE

Durban - The families of the three Durban women arrested in Miami in the US on allegations of drug dealing are struggling to understand how their children got involved in smuggling.

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KZN women implicated in MSC Cruises drug raid

6 December 2018, 10:50am / Chanelle Lutchman and Nadia Khan

Durban - Four South African women employed as crew for MSC Cruises have been arrested for allegedly smuggling cocaine to Miami, in the US.

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Mpumalanga woman jailed in Turkey for alleged drug trafficking

South Africa 4.12.2018 10:24 am

Richard Nkosi

Busisiwe Manesseh Ndlovu was well-known in the Emjindini community and the news came as a shock to her family.

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Senior El Al security official suspected of running cocaine smuggling ring

Ex-Shin Bet official among four arrested in ‘wide-ranging’ operation that police believe utilized company planes to transport drugs to Israel

By TOI staff

26 Nov 2018

 

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'Teenage slavemasters' accused of grooming three girls to peddle heroin and crack cocaine for 'county lines' gang appear in court in landmark case

By Rebecca Camber Crime Correspondent For The Daily Mail

Published: 23:15 GMT, 9 November 2018 | Updated: 23:15 GMT, 9 November 2018

Two teenagers appeared in court yesterday charged with slavery offences

The 17-year-olds were accused of grooming three girls to sell heroin and cocaine

They are the first juveniles in Britain to face a crown court over modern slavery

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Crowdfunding to save South African national detained in Vietnam for drug smuggling

16 October 2018 - 08:31

By Naledi Shange

The family of South African national Tyron Lee Coetzee who was sentenced to death for smuggling cocaine in Vietnam‚ is pulling out all the stops to save him.

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Seven cruise ship crew members tried to smuggle cocaine into PortMiami, feds say

By Taylor Dolven

November 26, 2018 06:04 PM

Updated November 27, 2018 08:38 AM

Seven MSC Cruises crew members were arrested on charges of smuggling cocaine into the U.S. at PortMiami earlier this month.

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Why Hong Kong policy on drug crime must treat mules and traffickers differently

While many drug traffickers are only seeking a quick profit, we chaplains meet many others who were tricked or forced into their crime

These people should be treated rather as victims of human trafficking than as drug traffickers in their own right

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 29 November, 2018, 6:00am

UPDATED : Thursday, 29 November, 2018, 6:00am

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MUST READ: Alex drug mule exposes church for her near death ordeal in a foreign land

ALEXANDRA - Alex drug mule hopes to save others through her near death story.

June 14, 2017

A drug mule from Alex who dodged death in a foreign jail wants her harrowing experience told so others don’t fall victim to drug merchants.

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Human trafficking for drug dealers : mule vs cow — Fiona Lisandra

By on October 31, 2018 4:11 pm in Just Love: the war against human trafficking

Mule vs Cow

I find it interesting that mules (the animals) are the product of breeding a male donkey with a female horse, with all of the advantages of both parent species. They are intentionally bred to gain size and speed from horses and resilience and longevity from donkeys.

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South African woman 'smuggling heroin' arrested at hotel in Mauritius

16 October 2018 - 13:50

By Naledi Shange

A SA woman has been arrested in Mauritius for allegedly trying to smuggle heroin into the country.