Mom, daughter caught in Cape drug bust

2011-08-23 20:52
Johannesburg - A mother and daughter were arrested in Manenberg, Cape Town on Tuesday when drugs with a street value of R500,000 were found in their flat, Western Cape police said.

Following a tip-off, police raided a flat in Lettie Court around 14:00, Warrant Officer November Filander said in a statement.

Hidden in a wardrobe in the bedroom they found 800g of tik, 900 Mandrax tablets and a heroin-based drug called "unga".

The mother, 56, and daughter, 18, were expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate's Court on Thursday on charges of drug dealing.

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