Illegal medicine and drugs manufacturing plant uncovered, Florida

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Illegal medicine and drugs manufacturing plant uncovered, Florida. Photo: SAPS
Illegal medicine and drugs manufacturing plant uncovered, Florida. Photo: SAPS

An Intelligence driven operation comprising of South African Police Service, Provincial Commercial Crime Unit, Provincial Organised Crime and other law enforcement agencies has led to led to police uncovering a house where illegal medicine and drugs are being manufactured. A 43-year-old suspect was arrested in the house in Florida.

Upon arrival, police discovered a laboratory used to manufacture tablets and other illegal substances with an estimated value of R5 million.

Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela warns those who think that normal day-to-day Police operations are at the back burner due to COVID-19 lockdown to think again. There is no place to hide in Gauteng.

Furthermore Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has commended the work well done by the Gauteng police and urged the community to continue to work with the police by calling the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or by submitting tip-offs through the MySAPS app.

The arrested suspect will soon appear in Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court.

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