A man accused of illicit trading in anti-retroviral drugs was granted bail of R5000 in the Goodwood Magistrate's
Court on Thursday, the Hawks said. (Source: AFP)
James Barkley was ordered not to leave Cape Town, said Col McIntosh Polela. He would appear in court again on 16 January.
Barkley was arrested on Wednesday as a result of a joint operation between the Hawks, the crime intelligence unit and the German federal criminal police.
A German man was arrested on the same day in northern Germany.
The investigation, which began last December, revealed that the ARVs were sourced in the United Kingdom and repackaged in South Africa before being sold in Europe via Germany.