SOUTH AFRICA'S team hotel had to be evacuated the day before their 20-11 defeat to Wales over a bomb scare.
It it has been revealed that suspicions were further aroused when officers found a burka belonging to Jesse Kriel in one of the rooms.
Getty Images – Getty3 South Africa's team hotel were forced to be evacuated over a ticking clock
A suspect package was found, which was later dismissed as a ticking clock, in one player's laundry.
But it forced staff to evacuate the Hilton hotel in Cardiff while members of the team were training on Friday.
Police were called and provided a further search where they discovered the burka.
It was reported by the Daily Mail that Kriel had purchased the item of clothing to wear as a fancy dress on a planned night out on Saturday.
Getty Images – Getty3 A burka was reportedly found in the room belonging to Jesse Kriel
Getty Images – Getty3 The incident happened on the eve of South Africa's defeat to Wales
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