Drug suspects must stay at home

The bail conditions of three of the four men arrested in one of the country's biggest drug busts were amended in the Germiston magistrates' court yesterday.

The bail conditions of three of the four men arrested in one of the country's biggest drug busts were amended in the Germiston magistrates' court yesterday.

Scorpions' spokesman Lucinda Moonieya said Stephanos Paparas, his father Dimitrio and Stanley Poonin were only allowed to leave their homes to go to work between 6am and 6pm.

Moonieya said the fourth accused, Glenn Agliotti, was not in court yesterday because the state had decided to separate the matter.

The three will appear separately from Agliotti in the same court on May 30.

The four are accused of being part of a syndicate that was on the verge of exporting R250million worth of drugs to the US.

The Scorpions arrested Lesley Allan Curtis, Christiaan Alblas, Pedro Marques, Dimitrio Paparas and Stanley Poonin during a raid on a self-storage facility in Alberton in July.

Investigators seized hashish and dagga.

Stephanos Paparas handed himself over to police on July 13.

Curtis, a Canadian, and South Africans Alblas and Marques were sentenced after turning state witness. - Sapa

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