Boksburg man busted for R50 000 worth of drugs

2014-10-12 12:02

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Johannesburg- A 43-year-old man was arrested in Boksburg for possession of drugs with an estimated street value of R50 000, Ekurhuleni metro police said on Sunday.

Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said the Ekurhuleni metro police crime prevention unit acted on a tip-off on Saturday evening and arrested a man for possession of illicit substances.

"On stopping and searching the suspect's vehicle, metro police came across 500mg of the drug kat under the driver's seat," he said.

"More drugs were found in the man's garage in a safe at his house - an additional 26 sachets of kat, 17 bottles filled with different types of dagga, the drug mushroom in a 1l container, 100 ecstasy tablets, as well as 500ml of the chemical "e" and 500ml of some kind of acid."

He said the estimated street value of the drugs was R50 000.

The man was charged with possession of illicit substances and was expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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