Teenage slavemasters’ accused of grooming three girls to peddle heroin and crack cocaine for ‘county lines’ gang appear in court in landmark case

By Rebecca Camber Crime Correspondent For The Daily Mail Published: 23:15 GMT, 9 November 2018 | Updated: 23:15 GMT, 9 November 2018 Two teenagers appeared in court yesterday charged with slavery offences The 17-year-olds were accused of grooming three girls to sell heroin and cocaine They are the first juveniles in Britain to face a…

SA drug mule sentenced to death in Vietnam

28 August 2018, 12:02pm Hanoi, Vietnam — A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a South African man to death after finding him guilty of trafficking nearly 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of cocaine. The Ho Chi Minh City Law newspaper said Tyron Lee Coetzee was convicted in a half-day trial Tuesday. It said Lee was…

SA-based drug lord arrested in Rome

Mandy Wiener | 22 December 2017 JOHANNESBURG – Eyewitness News has learnt that an international fugitive and drug lord who made his home in Sandton, Johannesburg has been arrested on an Interpol red notice in Rome, Italy. Nelson Pablo Yester-Garrido is wanted in the United States on suspicion of trafficking large quantities of cocaine in…