Police have arrested a 39 year -old woman for the possession of illegal drugs at OR Tambo International Airport.

The drugs are said to be worth more than R3 million.

The suspect was intercepted by the South African Revenue Services.

The woman was on her way to Cape Town from Sao Paulo.

Police Spokesperson, Katlego Mogale says the suspect is set to appear in court.

“The suspect will be appearing tomorrow at the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on charges of dealing in and possession of illegal drugs.”

“It is alleged that in her luggage, it had contained five small back packs and inside those back packs were blocks of cocaine which were wrapped with blankets.”