Criminals have broken into the Hawks’ serious organised crime offices in Port Shepstone where they’ve stolen R200 million worth of confiscated cocaine.
The KwaZulu-Natal police said investigationa are underway so as to recover the stolen cocaine.
Police spokesperson Brigadier Nomthandazo Mbambo said the thieves broke into the building sometime between Friday from 4pm and Monday before 7am.
She said a case of business burglary had been registered for further investigation.
“The suspects gained entry into the building by forcing open the windows. One of the safes in the office, which were used to store exhibits, was tampered with. The suspects stole 541kg cocaine drugs to the street value of R200 000 000 and ransacked the office where safes were kept,” she said.
No arrests have been made.