Alleged drug dealers arrested in Northern Cape

Alleged drug dealers arrested in Northern Cape

The Northern Cape police have arrested two alleged drug dealers after mandrax and tik worth over R180 000 were found hidden in a hearse. The two men were nabbed at a mall in Kimberley following a tip-off.

The arrested pair includes the owner of a local funeral parlour based in Roodepan.

The two are expected to appear in the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court soon.

Provincial police spokesperson, Lt. Col Sergio Kock explains: “They searched and discovered mandrax and tik in a compartment in the back of the vehicle. Preliminary information indicates the vehicle belongs to a local funeral undertaker in Roodepan, Kimberley. Police confiscated 2 450 mandrax tablets with an estimated street value R180 000 and 8 bags of tik valued at R45 000 and also seized an undisclosed amount of cash believed to be the proceeds of drug sales.”

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