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Trio arrested, heroin worth R100 000 seized after police act on tip-off

May 4, 2018
Trio arrested, heroin worth R100 000 seized after police act on tip-off

Police officers attached to the Western Cape Flying Squad on Thursday followed up on information about drugs stashed at a house in Tafelsig, Mitchell’s Plain, and arrested three suspects.

"Upon their arrival at the address this morning, at about 00:50, members  found two bags of heroin with a total weight of 28,1 g worth an estimated street value of  R100 000," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana.

"The drugs were seized by police and three men, aged 28, 34 and 46 years, were arrested and detained at Mitchell’s Plain SAPS."

She said that once they are charged, they are expected to appear in the Mitchell’s Plain Magistrates’ Court on a charge of possession of drugs.