A 36-year-old suspect has been arrested after being caught in possession of heroin in Berea. The batch of drugs was allegedly brought in from Tanzania.
According to Captain Nqobile Gwala, it is alleged that the drugs were about to be mixed and distributed in the Durban areas. The total value of drugs recovered was R600 000, and the estimated street value is R2 million.
In further investigations, it was established that the flat was rented to be used as a drug lab to manufacture drugs. The suspect will appear in the Durban Magistrates Court on charges of manufacturing and dealing in drugs.
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