Officers in Pongola had acted on intelligence that the drugs were crossing over the SA border.
Mcebisi Mlozi and Balisa King Socikwa appeared in the Stutterheim Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of fraud to the tune of R92m.
The police were notified on Sunday after residents noticed what looked like a grave in the suspect’s yard and started questioning him.
The police are investigating the murder of an Mpumalanga woman who was shot and killed, and the attempted murder of her brother who was thrown out of a moving taxi near Witbank.
The suspect was arrested on Wednesday after hiding out at a friend’s house in Phomolong.