Western Cape police say they confiscated R13 million worth of drugs in a two-day crime operation last week.
Large quantities of heroin crystal meth and cocaine valued at R5.4 million were confiscated in Vredendal on Tuesday, May 4, police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa said in a statement.
“The consignment was destined for Cape Town. Two men and a woman aged 32, 33 and 39 appeared in court on charges of dealing and possession of drugs,” Potelwa said.
Police also seized 30 000 mandrax tablets and 0.435 kg of crystal meth worth R2.1 million on Wednesday, May 5. A 33-year-old suspect arrested following the incident, and he was set to appear in court in Wynberg.
Lockdown II forces deployed in Cape Town to deal with serious violent crimes on the same day in Windsor, Kraaifontein where they discovered a dagga cultivating lab and an of assortment cannabis products.
“The value of the confiscated drugs is R5.4 million. Cash to the value of R56 000 and rounds of ammunition were also seized with two suspects arrested in the house that is also used as a karate studio,” Potelwa said.
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