More linked to drug factory after R100m bust

2012-07-26 22:19

Johannesburg - Three more people were arrested after being linked to the recovery in Bryanston, Johannesburg, of drugs worth about R100m, police said.

A gardener and two domestic workers were arrested at a house in Bryanston where drugs were recovered during a raid on Wednesday, said Colonel Vish Naidoo.

The arrest brought to eight the number of people in custody in connection with the discovery of a drug factory in the upmarket suburb.

The factory is believed to have been manufacturing mandrax.

Five others, including two brothers, their wives and a domestic worker were arrested on Wednesday.

They were expected to appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Friday to faces charges related to the possession and manufacturing of drugs.

  • phoofolo.lebohang - 2012-07-26 23:11

    Surely, they are not south african citizens...And our goverment its not gonna do anything about them... Coz this country its rule by the criminals.

      lanre.beckley.9 - 2012-07-27 00:32

      On the contrary they are actually south african born and bred, don't u think their nationality wouldve been revealed if they are nigerians as most people widely assume? Wake up and smell the coffee bro, we have real drug barons that are SA citizens! Wish the government can kill the disease than to tamper with the symptom, stop blaming foreigners on everything boogie man!

  • dexter.morganson - 2012-07-27 02:00

    it's more like a R200m bust before the cops arrived, after they put in the report it was more of a "R100m" bust.

  • JohannP - 2012-07-27 05:09

    Would love to know where exactly these busts happenend

      richard.gouws.9 - 2012-07-27 08:09

      They happened in Bryanston

  • martin.britchford.5 - 2012-07-27 09:09

    what happened to the previous days hundreds of comments?

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