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WC cops make R18m drug bust

In one incident yesterday in Beaufort West, 52 bags of tik were seized and 2 suspects arrested.

FILE: During separate busts, also in the Karoo town on Sunday, police seized dagga and mandrax with an estimated street value of R50,000. Picture: Saps.

CAPE TOWN - Six people have been arrested and drugs valued at more than R18 million seized following busts in Beaufort West.

In one incident yesterday, 52 bags of tik were seized and two suspects taken into custody.

During separate busts, also in the Karoo town on Sunday, police seized dagga and Mandrax with an estimated street value of R50,000.

The police's Malcolm Poje said, "With the search that ensued they discovered 52 bags with an estimated value of almost R18 million. We arrested two men aged 41 and 43. One of the suspects is South African, the other suspect is a Nigerian man."

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