Police in Limpopo made a major drug bust when they successfully intercepted a motor vehicle carrying heroin drugs with an estimated street value of R3 million.
The operation, conducted on Monday morning, resulted in the apprehension of two foreign national male suspects, according to Limpopo Police Spokesperson, Brigadier Hlulani Mashaba.
Acting on intelligence, Brigadier Mashaba said officers intercepted the vehicle at R510 en route to Thabazimbi from Tanzania and discovered a substantial quantity of heroin drugs hidden within a false compartment.
“The suspects, aged 55 and 56, are currently in custody, and investigations are ongoing to uncover the network behind this significant drug trafficking operation, Brigadier Mashaba added.
“The meticulous operation showcases the dedication of our members in combating and keeping our communities safe and free from the scourge of illegal narcotics,” remarked provincial police commissioner, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe.