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WC traffic to beef up operations to tackle drug transportation

Since 2012, provincial traffic officers have confiscated drugs worth more than R106 million during vehicle check operations.

Picture: Twitter/SAPS

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape traffic has vowed to beef up efforts to tackle the transportation of illegal substances over the festive season.

Since 2012, provincial traffic officers have confiscated drugs worth more than R106 million during vehicle check operations.

Provincial Traffic Chief Kenny Africa says they've found drugs are being transported during the early morning and late at night.

“Last weekend Friday we stopped a Polo motor vehicle just outside Laingsburg and confiscated 90, 000 mandrax tablets with the street value of R4.5 million. Mandrax would have landed in the hands of our children in the Western Cape. These drugs are killing our children.”

(Edited by Neo Koza)

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