Police in Mpumalanga seize drugs worth R53 million

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Mpumalanga police say they have seized 53 kilogrammes of crystal meth with a street value of about R53 million and arrested two suspects at the Nkomazi Toll Plaza.

The drugs were en route from Mozambique to Gauteng.

The suspects will appear in the Low’s Creek Magistrate’s Court again next Thursday.

The two were remanded in custody. The police say in a statement that the stop and search operation was conducted by Kaapmuiden officers partnered with the Komatipoort K9 unit.

The drugs were concealed in different compartments in a vehicle with Gauteng registration plates.