The South African Police Service (SAPS) managed to seize R3.3 million worth of drugs after doing a search operation in Nelspruit‚ Mpumalanga, on Monday.
Criminals are becoming more and more creative, but luckily the SA police service is one step ahead.
According to TimesLIVE, cops pulled over a man during the search and requested to have a look underneath his bonnet.
The drug trafficker lied and said the car's hood has difficulty opening and he needed a tool, which he pretended to search for before disappearing.
After the man vanished without a trace, cops opened the bonnet, where they found stacks of drugs worth an estimated R3.3 million, Briefly.co.za learned.
Taking to social media, the SAPS shared its massive win with the public.
She post led to social media users praising the law authorities for a job well done.
FreddyPhogojane, who goes by the Twitter handle @Fredzilla13, wrote: "South Africa has become a playground of drug pushers from across the border'saps should show no mercy to this savages!!!"
It is not the first time criminals tried to get creative and ended up getting busted. As Briefly.co.za reported previously, cops intercepted a suspected stolen bakkie that was covered in snacks and apparently headed for neighbouring Zimbabwe.
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