South African authorities arrest 2 Nigerians for hard drugs

Two Nigerian nationals were arrested by the South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) on Wednesday for dealing in drugs worth an estimated value of R2 million in Bryanston‚ north of Johannesburg.

The men were arrested after Hawks members received a tip off about an illegal business at the suspects’ dwelling in Bryanston.

Hawks spokesperson Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu said police searched the premises and recovered plastics with residue‚ an undisclosed amount of money‚ and drugs‚ including 7kg of ephedrine and 2.5kg of cocaine‚ worth an estimated value of R2 million.

The suspects aged 42 and 44 will appear before the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of dealing in drugs.

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