Kraaifontein man caught with drugs worth R1m

Police conducted a raid at a residence in Scottsville where they uncovered 30 bags of Mandrax containing more than 30,000 tablets.

The drugs confiscated by police in Kraaifontein on 26 June 2019. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - A Kraaifontein man is to appear in court soon after he was caught in possession of drugs worth more than R1 million.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night following a tip-off.

Police conducted a raid at a residence in Scottsville where they uncovered 30 bags of Mandrax containing more than 30,000 tablets.

The police's Frederick Van Wyk: "SAPS members attached to Operation Thunder arrested a 33-year-old suspect for possession of drugs in Scottsville, Kraaifontein. The suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs and once he has been charged, he will make a court appearance in the Kuils River Magistrates Court."