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Several arrested in WC roadblocks

Three suspects were apprehended for drug possession.

A Cape Town Traffic Services Officer on duty. Picture: Aletta Gardner/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Several people have been arrested in various roadblocks in the Western Cape, the province's traffic authorities said on Saturday.

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said among the many speedsters and people arrested for drunk driving, three suspects were apprehended for drug possession.

"We arrested one person for being in possession of Tik. We also arrested another person in Mossel Bay who was in possession of 50 Mendrex tablets and 10kg of Tik.

"Another person was arrested for being in possession of Dagga."

Meanwhile, Africa said the Meiringspoort pass between Oudtshoorn and Beaufort West which was closed on Friday due to severe weather conditions has been reopened.

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