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Eastern Cape pair held over drugs

2012-10-02 16:24

Johannesburg - Two alleged drug dealers have been arrested in Motherwell, Eastern Cape police said on Tuesday.

Warrant Officer Dumile Gwavu said two men were found with 301 Mandrax tablets worth about R24 000 as well as an undisclosed amount of money on Monday.

"[We] received information of a silver Chevrolet Optra that was dropping off Mandrax tablets at Daku Road in Kwazakele. The car was leased from a rental company."

The men, aged 21 and 28, were arrested for dealing in drugs and the car was confiscated.

They were expected to appear in a Port Elizabeth court soon.