Hawks seize Mandrax to the value of R700 000

QUEENSTOWN – An intelligence driven operation between the Hawks’  South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) and Crime Intelligence led to the arrest of three men aged between 29 and 49-years during Friday morning for being in possession of Mandrax worth R700 000.

At approximately 2am on Friday morning, members stopped a Toyota Corolla which was travelling in Queenstown. While searching the vehicle members found 20 thousand Mandrax tablets hidden in the door panels.

The seized narcotics have an estimated street value of about R700 000. The vehicle which was used in the commission of this crime was also seized.

The three suspects are expected to appear before the Queenstown Magistrate court on Monday, 18 December 2017, to face charges of drug dealing.

For enquiries: Captain Anelisa Feni  @ 072 248 6619



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