Durban - Police seized nearly R2 million worth of drugs during a raid on the premises of an alleged known Phoenix drug dealers den on Thursday.
Two people classified as high-level syndicate members were arrested when police swooped on the den. They were charged for dealing and possession of heroin, mandrax, ecstasy and crack cocaine at the Phoenix police station. One of them faces charges of unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition.
Also 2 198 heroin caps, 1 065 mandrax tablets, 250 large pieces crack cocaine, 440 crack cocaine pieces, 216 ecstasy pills, and half kilogram heroin powder were seized.
A Glock firearm,19 bullets and one shotgun with three shotgun rounds were also found.
Police also found three two-way radios.