Beetge case shines spotlight on SA ‘mules’

NEWS/CRIME-COURTS /25 February 2014 at 10:11am By: Bernadette Wolhuter KwaZulu-Natal – Last week’s news that convicted KwaZulu-Natal drug mule Tessa Beetge was being released from a Brazilian jail after five and a half years has seen the plight of South African drug smugglers detained in foreign jails brought to the fore again. International law expert…

Nelspruit to Sao Paulo as a drug mule

The story of a drug mule that travelled to Brazil and back. January 30, 2014 NELSPRUIT -* Dave had dreamt of seeing Brazil, but never did he think his involvement in drug trafficking would lead him on a journey through hell. To most travellers, the gleaming facade of the departure terminal of an airport is…