Mandrax bust of half a mil

2017-01-24 06:01
Police confiscated these mandrax tablets and arrested three men in Lentegeur last week.

Police confiscated these mandrax tablets and arrested three men in Lentegeur last week.

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The Mitchell’s Plain tactical response team confiscated mandrax worth almost half a million Rand last week as they continue to clamp down on the local drug trade.

According to a police report, officers held high-density patrols on Wednesday last week.

Police spokesperson Captain Lance Goliath says officers raided a “well-known” drug den in Kreupelhout Street at 20:40 and seized mandrax with an estimated street value of R475 000. Three Lentegeur men – aged 36, 42 and 43 years – were arrested for possession of drugs.

Police are also appealing to residents to come forward and get involved in the reward system. “Crime and criminals can be reported and a reward could be received by the reporter,” he says.V Anyone with information on crime can call Crime Stop on 08600 10111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.

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