CNS Reporter
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19 Oct 2016
7:00 pm

Man receives a light sentence for heroin worth R50 million

CNS Reporter

Isaac Mtashini (50) pleaded guilty in the Komatipoort magistrate court for possession of drugs.

An Mpumalanga man who was caught with heroin with a street value of R50 million pleaded guilty to possession of drugs on Friday, Lowvelder reports.

According to Hawks spokesman Lt Dineo Sekgotodi, Isaac Mtashini (50) was sentenced to five years’ imprisonment or a R50 000 fine.

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He also received a five-year suspended sentence on condition he does not commit a similar offence.

– Caxton News Service