Heroin seized from Victoria home in bust involving South African officials

A joint investigation by federal RCMP and authorities in South Africa has led to the seizure of a large amount of heroin from a Victoria home.

On Jan. 9, South African Police Services were alerted of a suspicious Victoria-bound package dropped off at an express delivery company.

Police say the package contained between 400 and 500 grams of heroin.

South African officials notified the RCMP's Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit, which executed a search warrant at the Victoria home with the assistance of Victoria Police, the Vancouver Island Emergency Response Team and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit BC.

Two men were arrested and have since been released from custody.   RCMP say a third man may be interviewed by investigators.

No charges have been laid and police say the investigation is ongoing.

(with files from CTV Vancouver Island)

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