Midrand woman in R5m drug bust

2011-08-27 08:44
Johannesburg - A woman was arrested at a house in Midrand where drugs with an estimated street value of R5m were found on Friday, Gauteng police said.

Captain Pinky Tsinyane said police acted on a tip-off and raided a townhouse in the Savannah Hills complex around 17:00.

They found drugs including tik, and chemicals and equipment used to manufacture drugs.

The 36-year-old woman's husband was not at home at the time.

She was expected to face a charge of manufacturing drugs in the Midrand Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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