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R20 million worth of cocaine found on Jeffreys Bay beach

A suspected cocaine consignment was found near Supertubes in Jeffreys Bay on Wednesday 15 December 2021 at about 05:30.

Residents walking their dog noticed bags washed-out from the sea and upon examination, they called the local police after noticing what appeared to be a drug consignment.

Several compressed bricks of pure white cocaine weighing 46kg worth an estimated street value of R20 million were found upon opening the package.

The bricks were contained in a thick black plastic bag properly sealed on top to prevent contact with water. An empty plastic container was tied on the consignment to keep it floating.

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The cocaine was seized for forensic examination and the docket was referred to Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation team based in Gqeberha for a further probe.

No arrest at this stage pending the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information or someone who may have found a similar consignment should contact Detective Warrant Officer Pit van Zyl on 082 065 9694.