2 bust for drugs, fraud in Eastern Cape

2013-11-08 21:05
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Johannesburg - Two men were arrested for fraud and possession of drugs in King William's Town, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.

A police patrol stopped and searched a car in Ginsberg on Thursday night, police spokesperson Siphokazi Mawisa said.

Inside they found six "arms" of dagga and 15 Mandrax tablets with a street value of R1 000. An undisclosed amount of cash was also found on one of the men.

The car, although not stolen, had false number plates and a false vehicle registration disc.

A case of fraud was added to the drugs charge.

The men, aged 29 and 63, were expected to appear in the King William's Town Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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