Mandrax bust

Athlone police arrested two men, aged 35 and 53, on drugs charges, after seizing R6000 of mandrax from a black Toyota Etios parked in front of an Elizabeth Drive drug house, on Monday October 11. According to Athlone SAPS spokeswoman Sergeant Zita Norman, officers found 1990 capsules containing crushed mandrax in the car. The suspects appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday October 13.