Narcotics to the value of R1, 5 million were seized after Durban police uncovered a drug laboratory at a flat in Umhlanga Rocks, last week.
Police are confident that this will serve as a warning to drug dealers following the arrest of a 53-year-old man.
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Provincial police spokesman, Lt Col Thulani Zwane said that on December 28, a joint festive season operation was conducted by various units.
“Police followed up on information regarding a drug lab in the area. Upon arrival, the man was approached and nabbed. He was taken back to the premises where it was searched,” he explained.
Mandrax and heroin worth millions were seized.
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The arrested man was charged for possession of drugs and drug dealing.
He appeared in the Durban Magistrate’s Court and investigations are ongoing.
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