A courier bakkie was stopped and searched and police found 2,516 Mandrax tablets and 105 grams Crystal Meth hidden inside rechargeable lights packaged in 13 boxes.
DRUGS with an estimated street value of R175,000 were confiscated from a courier bakkie near Port Nolloth on December 17.
Lieutenant Colonel Sergio Kock said the Port Nolloth Visible Policing, Springbok K9 and Public Order Policing units followed up on information relating to drug trafficking near Port Nolloth.
“A courier bakkie was stopped and searched and police found 2,516 Mandrax tablets and 105 grams Crystal Meth hidden inside rechargeable lights packaged in 13 boxes.”
He stated that although no arrests was effected, the police opened an enquiry into the matter.
“The investigation continues.”
The acting deputy Provincial Commissioner for Policing in the Northern Cape, Brigadier Hennie Janse Van Rensburg said the operation portrayed partnership policing at its best and gave an effective blow to the drug trade in the Northern Cape.
“We encourage the public to continue to assist SAPS and report criminal activities on our sms line 32211 or via our MySAPS app, especially during our festive season operations and beyond.”