Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has confirmed that the 36 Dutch tourists who were robbed by bogus police officers would be leaving South Africa yesterday.
The tourists, who cut short their 22-day visit, were on their way to the airport on Tuesday after the incident took place on Sunday. The group, along with their tour guide and bus driver, were robbed shortly after arriving in the country, while en route to their accommodation. They were stopped by a police car and a man who was dressed in police uniform. Five others were dressed in civilian clothing.
JOHANNESBURG. 22 August 2017.South African Airways (SAA) would like to advise its customers of its decision to cancel flights to and from Johannesburg and Hong KongInternational Airport due to bad weather caused byTyphoon Hato.
“We have taken a decision to cancel our flights between the two cities due to unfavourable weather in the form of Typhoon Hato,” said SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali.
The following SAA flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport will be cancelled.
A man who allegedly attempted to smuggle 7kg of cocaine worth an estimated street value of R2 million through OR Tambo International Airport appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Thursday, said the Hawks.
Segundo Melendez Damacina (40) was arrested on Wednesday evening before he was able to board a flight to Maputo, Mozambique, said Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Netshiunda.
He had arrived alone in the country from Sao Paulo, Brazil with the cocaine in his luggage, wrapped in tin foil inside coldrink containers.
He would remain in custody until his bail application next Thursday.
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