Busts yield R47 500 worth of drugs

2013-07-04 17:20

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Johannesburg - Two men were arrested in Durban for possession of drugs with an estimated street value of R47 500, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

One of the men was arrested on Wednesday after the city's flying squad received a tip-off, police spokesperson Thulani Zwane said.

The 44-year-old man was found in possession of 1 995 "straws" of heroin with an estimated street value of R45 000 near North Beach.

Another man was arrested in Montclair on Thursday morning with heroin with an estimated street value of R2 500.

They would appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court facing drug possession charges.

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