Man arrested for possession of suspected cocaine worth over R4 million

MBOMBELA- A 23 year-old man was found with about R4 583 370 worth of suspected cocaine on the N4 Road during a minor accident at Valencia on Thursday.

According to a report, a trailer pulled by a bakkie broke off causing an accident. Upon arrival at the scene, police discovered crates with packaged white powder.


These are suspected to be cocaine with a weight of 11 kilograms.

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An inquiry was opened while the driver was taken in for further questioning. The suspected substances will undergo some tests as part of the investigation.


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