Concerted efforts to eradicate drug trafficking at major entry points into the Western Cape once again yielded positive results with the confiscation of drugs with an estimated street value of about R570 000 at the Tsitsikamma Tollgates near Plettenberg Bay on Friday, 09 October at about 03:20.
Members attached to the Eden Cluster Visible Policing unit and Tsitsikamma K9 were strategically deployed at a roadblock along the N2 highway when they stopped a passenger bus that was en-route to Cape Town. Upon searching the vehicle they found a suspicious suitcase in the luggage compartment of the bus. The suitcase was positively linked to a passenger that apparently boarded the bus in Port Elizabeth earlier. A further search resulted in the discovery of 3955 Mandrax tablets and two plastic bags containing Tik with an estimated street value of R310 000 in the suitcase.
The police arrested a 31-year-old woman on a charge of dealing in drugs. She is still in custody and will appear in court…
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