Man arrested for possession of 90,000 mandrax tablets in WC

A search of the vehicle the ma was in, which was on its way to Cape Town, uncovered five bags containing the drugs.

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CAPE TOWN - A man has been arrested after he was found in possession of 90,000 mandrax tablets.

Western Cape traffic officials stopped a vehicle just outside Laingsburg while on its way to Cape Town this morning.

A search of the car uncovered five bags containing the drugs.

Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said: “After thorough inspection of the car, they confiscated five bags containing 90,000 madrex tablets with a street value of R4,5 million.”

(Edited by Winnie Theletsane)