Suspect arrested with drugs worth millions in Bellville

By Oluthando Keteyi - 04 October 2019Views : 4681

A covert crime intelligence operation on Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of a 39-year-old suspect for the possession of a substantial quantity of mandrax tablets, tik and ammunition.

Members of Crime Intelligence, Special Task Force, Flying Squad and Provincial detectives conducted an intelligence-driven operation at a business park in Brackenfell where a black BMW was stopped and a searched.

This search led to the discovery of two big bags filled with mandrax tablets in the boot of the vehicle.

Further investigation resulted in the searching of three premises in Stikland, Brackenfell and Kraaifontein where various bags containing drugs and ammunition were recovered.

The estimated street value of the drugs is R7.8 million.

The suspect was arrested and he is expected to make a court appearance in the Bellville Magistrate Court on charges of dealing in drugs, possession of drugs and illegal possession of ammunition.