The South African Police Service in Gauteng recently seized drugs worth R300 000 and discovered a drug lab at a lodge in Midrand. On March 24, the Organised Crime Investigation Unit acted on information about a suspected drug lab at a lodge in Midrand. Police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi said that police searched two rooms upon arrival and discovered suspected cocaine rocks, crystal meth, ecstasy tablets, chemicals, and laboratory apparatus.
According to Midrand Reporter, the operation revealed that the lodge manager was the only person accessing the two rooms. As a result, he was arrested and charged with illegal manufacturing and dealing drugs. Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Elias Mawela praised the efforts of the police in removing drugs from the province.
“We remain resolute in the fight against the scourge of drug abuse, and we will continue ensuring that those who deal in drugs are identified and brought to book,” concluded Mawela.
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