Dealer arrested with R240k worth of mandrax, Mariannheights

South African Police Service

Dealer arrested with R240k worth of mandrax, Mariannheights
Dealer arrested with R240k worth of mandrax, Mariannheights

On the morning of 6 October 2021, at 06:30, the police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit went to Arries Road in Mariannheights to execute a search warrant.

The team entered the premises and a 51-year-old man was found and they conducted a search.

Upon searching the premises, police recovered 4000 mandrax tablets to the estimated value of R240 000-00. Cash of R15 000 suspected to be the proceeds of drugs was found from the said male.

A licensed firearm with 24 rounds of ammunition was also seized by police for further investigation.

The suspect was placed under arrest for dealing in drugs.

He is appearing in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court on 6 October 2021.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service