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Man and woman arrested with R5 million worth of mandrax at Kinkelbos

Aug 16, 2019
Man and woman arrested with R5 million worth of mandrax at Kinkelbos

Port Elizabeth - SAPS Flying Squad members arrested two suspects for dealing in mandrax on the N2 close to Kinkelbos outside Port Elizabeth.

"This followed after the police members spotted a suspicious silver Nissan Almera that was driving past them," described police spokesperson, Captain Andre Beetge.

"The members pulled the vehicle off the road and searched it.

"In the boot of the vehicle, 50 plastic bags containing 1 500 mandrax tablets each were found."

Capt Beetge said that the combined 77 500 mandrax tablets have an estimated street value of about R5 million.

"The 45-year-old male driver and his 26-year-old female passenger were arrested on charges of dealing in Mandrax."

They will be appearing before the Alexandria Magistrates Court on Monday.

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