Serb police seize R11m heroin haul

Belgrade - Serbian police said on Wednesday they had seized heroin with a street value of nearly $1,5-million (about R11-million) from a Montenegro citizen in his rented flat in Belgrade.

The 21kg of drugs were brought from Turkey, hidden in rubber soles of men slippers, police said.

The haul was found in a flat rented by a 28-year-old Montenegrin citizen, it added.

Serbia and its former partner Montenegro are part of the main Balkan drug trafficking route linking central and southern Asia with western Europe.

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