Park Road police have seized mandrax tablets with an estimated street value of R 2 460 000.
On Monday, 11 March 2019 at about 22:30, police received a tip-off from a bus service. They had found about five travelling bags, which could not be accounted for, hidden amongst the luggage.
“The bus, travelling between Pretoria and Plettenberg Bay, arrived in Bloemfontein and during offloading, five big travelling bags that could not be accounted for were found. The staff members became suspicious as the bags were not tagged,” explained police spokesperson, Thabo Covane.
Upon arrival at the Tourism Centre, the police then inspected the bags and found the mandrax tablets with a total weight of 177, 23 kilograms and an estimated street value of R 2 460 000.
The police seized the drugs and no suspect has been arrested yet. An investigation has been launched to establish the origin and destination of drugs. – Seithati Semenokane