View pictures in App save up to 80% data. A 41year old nigerian was arrested this morning on the N1, 8 kilometres away front Polokwane. The police were conducting patrols when they busted the suspect.
The suspect was caught in possession of drugs estimated at a street value of 4.5 million rands. The man used a casket and a dead body to cover the drugs. Inside tge casket there was a dead body and underneath the body that where the drugs were found.
Last week the dead girl was reported missing in Pretoria by the same men who was transporting the drugs. Police in Pretoria were still searching for a missing person when they were notified by their colleagues about the arrest of the nigeria man.
The girl is a South African and from Polokwane. It is alleged that the man would then dump the body in Polokwane after delivering the drugs.
Police have confirmed that the arrested was in the country illegally and had fake documentation. The hearse which he was driving was also hijacked in Mamelodi east Pretoria yesterday.
The nigerian man now faces 4 charges of murder, money laundering, being caught in possession of stolen vehicle and that of being in possession of illegal drugs.
The man will appear in court tomorrow for bail hearing. Police confirmed that the famy of the dead girl are yet to be notified and they will be notified as soon as the results of the postmortem are available.