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Duo arrested with drugs worth over R8.9 million

Feb 19, 2018
Duo arrested with drugs worth over R8.9 million

The Hawks’ South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB), the SAPS Crime Intelligence as well as Flying Squad, swiftly acted on information and intercepted a van travelling with drugs on Friday evening.

According to police spokesperson, Capt Philani Nkwalase, the vehicle was spotted on Owen road in Elsies River, upon searching the said vehicle, 20 bags containing packets of thousand Mandrax tablets worth over R8.9 million were seized.

"Two suspects aged 32 and 42 were arrested on alleged charges of dealing and possession of drugs," Capt Nkwalase added.

"They will appear at Goodwood Magistrates’ Court on Monday."