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7 nabbed in Edenvale drug bust

Seven suspected drug dealers were arrested in Edenvale on the East Rand during a bust this morning.

Seven suspected drug dealers were arrested in Edenvale on the East Rand during a bust on 13 March 2013. Chemicals and equipment worth an estimated R700, 000 were seized. Picture: SAPA

JOHANNESBURG - In an early Wednesday morning bust, seven suspected drug dealers were arrested in Edenvale on Gauteng's East Rand.

Officers found various chemicals, including ephedrine, and confiscated equipment used in the manufacture of drugs when they arrived at the house at about 3am.

Police spokesperson Katlego Mogale said the street value of seized items and chemicals amounts to almost R700, 000.

The suspects, who include five foreign nationals, are due to appear in court soon.

East Rand police are investigating whether the suspected drug dealers can be linked to a syndicate.

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