Cops nab two suspects for drug dealing

Two people have appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court for drug possession and dealing in drugs.

A 41-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman were arrested in a house in Voortrekker Road, in Bellville, on Wednesday night, July 25.

The Metro police’s drug task team and the City of Cape Town’s law enforcement stabilisation unit raided the house after receiving a tip-off about suspected drug dealing in the house.

“Police found a bag containing
1 530 mandrax tablets as well as smaller quantities of crushed mandrax, tik and rocks. Officers also recovered an electronic scale, 14 cellphones and cash in various currencies amounting to over R22 000,” said Metro police spokesperson, Ruth Solomon.

The total estimated value of the drugs, cellphones and cash was
R100 000.