21 March 2019

South Africa: Suspect Arrested and Mandrax Worth R100 000 Seized in Elsies River

press release

Our endeavours to address the drug trade in this province stopped a 56-year-old suspect in his tracks this afternoon in Elsies River. Members attached to Elsies River police station reacted on information they received about a blue VW Polo transporting drugs. The members spotted the vehicle in Epping Avenue and stopped it. Upon searching the vehicle, a total of 1851 mandrax tablets worth an estimated R100 000-00 were seized. The suspect was arrested and he is due to appear in the Goodwood Magistrates' court once he has been charged.

The Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen KE Jula commended the members for their dedication and preventing the drugs from reaching the streets.

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