7 held in drug raid
POLICE have seized a consignment of cocaine and Mandrax with a street value of more than R300 million, the Hawks said yesterday.
Colonel McIntosh Polela said police seized 316kg of pure cocaine, and 100 000 Mandrax tablets and arrested seven suspects in Joburg
The suspects were identified as a Briton, three Mozambicans, a Sri Lankan/South African and two South Africans.
Polela said the joint operation, codenamed Operation Phoenix, began on November 17 when police received infor mation about a container that arrived in Durban. – Sapa