R1.9 million drug bust, two arrested, Vanrhynsdorp

South African Police Service

R1.9 million drug bust, two arrested, Vanrhynsdorp
R1.9 million drug bust, two arrested, Vanrhynsdorp

The vigilance of members attached to the Provincial Detectives landed two suspects behind bars for being in possession of drugs valued at more than R1.9 million in Vanrhynsdorp earlier today, 12 March 2018.

While doing duty in the area, the members noticed a suspicious vehicle which they later pulled over for further investigation, with the assistance of the local K9 unit.

A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of 22 000 mandrax tablets and 4.2 kg of heroin.

Once charged, the two suspects, both aged 55 are due to make a court appearance in Vredendal. The Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape police, Lt Gen KE Jula expressed his appreciation towards his members for the arrest, and removing a considerable quantity of drugs from the streets of this province.

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