Man nabbed in drug bust

Johannesburg - A Nigerian man was arrested on Thursday after drugs worth more than R30 000 were found in his rented room in Germiston, said Ekurhuleni police.

Police found a total of 24 packets of the drug cat, 18 pieces of rock, 22 packets of heroin, one and a quarter moon crack cocaine, three mandrax tablets, three CSD's, 500g of dagga and 119 ecstasy tablets hidden in a roof ceiling, said Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng.

An elderly farmer from Mpumalanga is recovering in hospital after he was attacked and shot three times on his farm. File photo.

The drugs and the man's two cellphones were confiscated.

The 29-year-old was charged with possession and dealing in illicit substances.

He was expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court soon. - Sapa