THE fate of a former Air Namibia cabin crew member who was arrested for attempting to smuggle 10 kilograms of heroine from Namibia to Germany will be made public on 15 August.
Percival Mensah’s alleged drug bust took place some two years ago, during a routine inspection minutes before a plane’s departure to Frankfurt. The suspect is currently free on bail of N$10 000.
He was scheduled to appear today for submissions before sentencing but his lawyer, Jan Wessels, was not feeling well, Magistrate Alexis Diergaardt was informed.
Investigations into the matter revealed that the drugs were worth N$5 million.