Drugs worth R1.5m recovered in Ratanda

2012-09-04 20:03

Johannesburg - Five people were arrested after being found in possession of drugs worth about R1.5m in Ratanda, near Heidelberg, police said on Tuesday.

Police seized the drugs, which included cocaine, at a house in Mngomezulu Street on Monday, Constable Teduntsho Tsotetsi said.

"Gauteng K9 unit was patrolling the area when they noticed a suspicious looking woman outside a house."

The 19-year-old woman was searched and drugs were found in her possession.

Four people were found processing drugs when police entered the house. Three cellphones and R7 000 cash were confiscated.