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Two suspected drug dealers appear in court

Hawks spokesperson Robert Netsianda says one man has been on their wanted list for some time.

Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS
Mandrax,mandrax tablets
Local

JOHANNESBURG – Two men have appeared in court after they were caught with R5.4 million worth of mandrax tablets in their bakkie in the Western Cape. 

The Hawks arrested the pair over the weekend. 

The drugs were found in the gearbox along with more than R16,000 in cash. 

Hawks spokesperson Robert Netsianda says one man has been on their wanted list for some time.

“They have been charged with dealing in mandrax. One of the suspects was convicted of other crimes in Johannesburg.”

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)

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