Foreigners held for drugs in JHB

2014-01-23 06:00

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Johannesburg - Five foreigners accused of dealing in drugs were arrested in Yeoville on Wednesday, Gauteng police said.

The five, aged between 25 and 46, were caught in a club by police acting on a tip-off, said Lieutenant Colonel Katlego Mogale.

"Police received information about a club that was operating as a drug peddling establishment," she said

Uncut cocaine, crystal meth, cocaine rocks and cat [methcathinone] worth about R1m on the street was seized.

The five would appear in the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court soon on charges including possession of drugs, said Mogale. It was not known where they were from, or if they were men or women.

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