Suspects arrested with R2 million worth of drugs in Bloem
Free State police have recovered R2 million worth of tik and khat.
JOHANNESBURG - Free State police have arrested two suspects near Brandwag in Bloemfontein.
Police say they recovered R2 million worth of tik and khat chemicals, as well as 660 different types of ammunition in an illegal drug lab when they arrested the pair.
#sapsFS 2/2 Khat and tik, chemicals, the whole lab estimated to value of R2 million found. 660 different types of ammunition recovered. NP— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) September 6, 2015
At the same time, two people appeared in the George Magistrates Court in the Southern Cape this morning, after they were found in possession of mandrax valued at more than R2 million over the weekend.
There have been over 11 major drug busts across the country in less than a month.
In August, SARS retrieved R38 million worth of liquid methamphetamine at the OR Tambo International Airport in one of the biggest drug busts to date.