Kimberley man to appear in court for R2m drugs

Officers responding to a tip-off raided a house where they confiscated over 2 kilograms of khat and 500 grams of tik.

Police confiscated over 2 kilograms of khat and 500 grams of tik to the value of R1.7 million in Herlear, Kimberley. Picture: @SAPoliceService/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - A man from Kimberley is to appear in court this week after he was found in possession of drugs worth nearly R2 million.

Officers responding to a tip-off raided a house where they confiscated over 2 kilograms of khat and 500 grams of tik.

The police's Sergio Kock said: “The police also confiscated a vehicle.”

In a separate incident in Springbok, police also arrested a man after he was caught with over 16 kilograms of dagga and 10 straws of tik.

He appeared in court on Wednesday.