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Man arrested in Bedford with Mandrax worth over R47 000

Aug 26, 2018
Man arrested in Bedford with Mandrax worth over R47 000

A 36-year-old man is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by police in possession of drugs worth over R47 000.

"On Friday, at about 08:00, the suspect was arrested at the Bedford taxi rank after information was received," said police spokesperson, Captain Lariane Jonker.

"He was found in possession of 617 full Mandrax tablets and 31 half Mandrax tablets."

The estimated street value of the drugs is R47 670.

She said that a case of possession of Mandrax was opened, and he will appear in the Bedford Magistrate's Court on Monday.

The Cluster Commander, Brigadier M. Zamkana, commended the acting Station Commander of Bedford Police Station on the work done.