Cops seize R3m worth of drugs

Two Nigerian men were arrested for alleged possession of heroin valued at R3,6-million in Beaufort West, Western Cape police said on Monday.

Captain Bernadine Steyn said the two were arrested after their car was stopped by police on the road between Beaufort West and Three Sisters.

The duo were on their way from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Police found 12kg of heroin powder packaged in black plastic bags in their Isuzu bakkie.

The two would appear in the Beaufort West Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

- Sapa

Report ID: 235
Crime Category: Drugs
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: Beaufort West
Suburb: N/A
Address: Beaufort West, Western Cape
Crime Date/Time: 29 Mar 2010, 00:03 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 29 Mar 2010, 13:03 PM
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