Two in court after R2m drug bust in George

The suspects were arrested near George in the Southern Cape in a massive drug bust over the weekend.

FILE: The accused are scheduled to appear in the George Magistrates Court this morning. Picture: Saps

CAPE TOWN - Two people have been arrested near George in the Southern Cape in a massive drug bust.

They were found in possession of mandrax valued at more than R2 million over the weekend.

The police's Malcolm Poje said, "They pulled over a suspicious vehicle. The search then ensued, they found the mandrax tablets concealed in bags in the panels. We confiscated the five and arrested the two suspects which is scheduled to appear in the George Magistrates Court this morning."