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Duo expected in Mdanstane court for dagga and mandrax possession

Jul 25, 2018
Duo expected in Mdanstane court for dagga and mandrax possession

Two suspects are expected in court after they were arrested by Mdantsane Crime Prevention members for possession of mandrax and dagga at Highway Shopping Centre in Mdantsane on Tuesday.

"Police were patrolling around Highway Shopping Centre when they came across a suspicious suspect, upon searching the suspect they found him in possession of mandrax," said police spokesperson, Captain Nkosikho Mzuku.

"They followed up on drug information and searched a shack around Highway Shopping Centre and found dagga.

"Police confiscated 67 mandrax tablets, eight dagga envelops and small plastic full of loose dagga, with a combined estimated street value of R3 000."

He said that the suspects, 35 and 60 years old are due to appear in the Mdantsane Magistrate's Court soon, on charges of possession of mandrax and dagga.