Two arrested in drug bust

Drugs worth R270 000 confiscated in Parow. Picture: City of Cape Town
Drugs with a street value of nearly R270 000 were confiscated in Parow this morning.

Metro police officers obtained a search warrant for premises in Voortrekker Road after receiving a tip-off about drug dealing. 

During the search, they discovered nearly 1.4 kilograms of tik, 330 mandrax tablets, 16 mandrax-halves, 15 packets of cocaine, hidden in an air vent behind a portrait.

They also recovered R1 370 in cash.

Two men, who were in a separate entrance at the back of the house, were arrested.