Cape Town police seized drugs and unlicensed firearms worth more than R18 million in Milnerton on Wednesday.
Brigadier Novela Potelwa, provincial police spokesperson, said in a statement on Thursday that an intelligence-driven operation involving members of the SAPS Tactical Response Team and the K9 dog unit was conducted on Wednesday at a residence in Milnerton, reports IOL.
Officers pounced on the premises on Burcell Street and discovered large quantities of various drugs as well as unlicensed firearms and ammunition, including 52 kg of methamphetamine valued at R18.2 million, 8 850 mandrax tablets valued at R442 500, 0.5kg of hydroponic cannabis valued at R40 000, three pistols and a revolver, 286 rounds of ammunition, 13 magazines, and a holster.
A 40-year-old Nigerian national was arrested and is now facing drug-related charges as well as possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition.
The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.