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Goodwood crime bust nets drugs worth R2.5m, cash stash

Police arrested two people on Thursday. They’ve been charged with dealing in drugs.

Goodwood police confiscated drugs and cash, among other items, during a crime operation in the area on 23 August 2019. Picture:  @SAPoliceService/Twittter.

CAPE TOWN - A police operation in Goodwood has led to the discovery of drugs worth an estimated R2.5 million.

Police arrested two people on Thursday. They’ve been charged with dealing in drugs.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana said: “At least 187 rounds of ammunition, an assortment of drugs and a substantial stack of cash was confiscated. The drugs are estimated to be worth R2.5 million.”

Acting Western Cape provincial commissioner Lieutenant-general Sindile Mfazi has praised the units involved.

"This is a step in the right direction in our efforts to deal with serious crimes."

The suspects, aged 27 and 35, are due to appear in court soon.