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60-year-old man arrested for possession of drugs worth R47 000

Aug 6, 2018
60-year-old man arrested for possession of drugs worth R47 000

The police in De Aar have arrested a 60-year-old male suspect for the possession of mandrax tablets estimated at the value of R47 000.

"The suspect was arrested yesterday in the afternoon on the N10 road at Kampfontein intersection," described police spokesperson, Brigadier Mohale Ramatseba.

"W/O Badu, Sgt Jantjies and Sgt Lemmerd were conducting vehicle checkpoint when they stopped Nissan NP 200 bakkie.

"Upon searching the vehicle, 470 mandrax tablets were found."

Brig Ramatsebasaid that the suspect was also found in possession of dagga estimated at R300.

The suspect is expected to appear before the De Aar Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

Police investigation continues.