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Duo busted with tik ingredients worth R250 000

Mar 31, 2018
Duo busted with tik ingredients worth R250 000

During a combined operation between the Grahamstown K9 unit, Operational Command Centre (OCC) and the Traffic department, two suspects were arrested for dealing in drugs.

“Members on duty stopped a Volkswagen Caddy at a vehicle check point,” described police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

“During a search of the vehicle  5.4kgs of Ephedrine HCL was seized.”

She said that police also seized the vehicle.

“Ephedrine is used  to make tik or part of tik. The value of the drugs seized is R250 000,” Captain Govender added.

“The average cost of the drug is between R30 000 to R50 000 per kilogram.”