R150k mandrax found

2017-05-23 06:00
The ammunition confiscated.

The ammunition confiscated.

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Vigilant Lentegeur police officers performing patrols in the area on Friday 12 May spotted a man they knew in a white Mazda at 18:10.

The driver then sped off, which led to a pursuit ending in Malva Street, Lentegeur.

The man tried to flee, but officers caught him.

On searching the car they found 3500 mandrax tablets – with an estimated street value of R150 000 – and 18 45mm rounds.

The 31-year-old was arrested on charges of drug dealing and illegal possession of ammunition.


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