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Drugs worth nearly R1m sezed in Cape Town

2012-06-14 21:04

Johannesburg - Drugs with a street value of more than R900 000 were seized in Cape Town on Thursday, Western Cape police said.

Four men, aged between 32 and 37, were arrested at a liquor store in Maitland, together with two women, aged 20 and 25, Warrant Officer November Filander said.

The four men were Nigerian while one of the women was a Zimbabwean.

"Ten bunches of tik worth over R300 000 was found under the cash counter along with cash totalling around R1m."

Meanwhile the Hawks and Crime Intelligence arrested three more men, aged between 41 and 54, in New Market Street in Cape Town on Thursday for possession of drugs worth more than R600 000.

"Police searched their vehicle and found 12 000 Mandrax tablets as well as a huge amount of cash in the men's possession."

All the arrested would appear in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court soon.

Comments
  • emleroux1 - 2012-06-15 09:08

    This is hectic! They shouldn't be allowed back on our streets. Lock them up or deport them back to their countries. They are messing up our communities and our children!

      Janice - 2012-06-15 09:45

      Get rid of these rubbish people who do NOT belong in our country...kill them!

      Klippies - 2012-06-15 10:02

      I agree, deport them. We don't want them here.

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