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R4 million worth of drugs discovered during road accident in EC

By Khuthala Nandipha

Luck ran out for two thieves entering the Eastern Cape with a large shipment of drugs when their truck collided with a stationary vehicle at the checkpoint in Middelburg on Wednesday.

Mandrax and dagga worth over R4 million were confiscated from the truck that was transporting perfume products after a routine inspection was conducted on the cargo. 

Two foreign nationals, aged 34 and 47 years were arrested and will appear in court soon.BCMM Law enforcement, the Sheriff of the Court and the SAPS served those around with a warning and gave them an ultimatum to leave or face arrest.



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