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SAA flight attendant on UK drugs charge

A South African Airways (SAA) flight attendant has been charged with trying to smuggle 3kg of cocaine into Britain through London’s Heathrow airport, the UK Border Agency said on Monday.

The woman (42) was arrested after arriving on a flight from Johannesburg to London on Saturday.

The UK Border Agency said its officers found the cocaine, which had an estimated value of about £120 000, on Dlamini during crew clearance checks.

She was charged with attempting to import a Class A drug and will appear in court in Uxbridge, south-east England, later on Monday. — Reuters

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