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Airports worried as mules increasingly use OR Tambo to traffic drugs

30 January 2020 1:50 PM
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Journalist and transnational crime researcher Sean Christie reflects on the recent reports of drug cases passing via the airport.

Reports are suggesting that airports around the world are seeing an unprecedented rise in drug trafficking cases via OR Tambo Airport.

It is alleged that officials in Hong Kong prisons say that 20% of drug mules were arrested at the Hong Kong Airport between 2018/19.

RELATED: 46 women rescued in Joburg sex trafficking raid

Clement Manyathela on the Midday Report chats to journalist and transnational crime researcher Sean Christie to weigh in on the matter.

It is 22 people arrested in Hong Kong Airport between 2018/19. In Mauritius its 100 people via OR Tambo Airport since 2017.

Sean Christie, Journalist and transnational crime researcher

Listen below to the full conversation:


30 January 2020 1:50 PM
Tags:
Hong Kong
Drug trafficking
OR Tambo

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