Drugs worth R6m found in bus

2011-01-19 07:06

Drugs worth R6 million were found in a bus on the N1 highway near Beaufort West today, Western Cape police said.

Captain Bernadine Steyn said the bus was stopped by police who were searching cars on the highway around 2am.

Heroin weighing 7kg with a street value of R6 million was found in the bus and 950 Mandrax tablets with a street value of R47 500 were also found in the bus’s luggage compartment, Steyn said.

The bus was going to Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Nobody was arrested in connection with the drugs and police were investigating.

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