KNYSNA NEWS - The Knysna police's crime-prevention unit recently acted on a tip-off that led them to confiscate drugs worth R20 000 at a flat in Hornlee, but no arrests have been made thus far.
The incident occurred on 17 September and at the time, Southern Cape police spokesperson Captain Malcom Pojie their members found 100g tik and 50 Mandrax tablets to the estimated value of R20 000.
"The landlord of the flat cannot be named at this stage because he cooperated and accompanied the police throughout the search.
The confiscated drugs will be sent to the forensics laboratory for analysis," said Pojie.
Although the landlord's identity is being withheld, the secretary of the community organisation Knysna United, Avril Terblanche issued a statement after the drug bust saying one of their leaders rented the space to a person, adding, "only to have his goodness thrown in his face by the very same person in whose flat the drugs were found".
"The leader of Knysna United did not know anything about drugs and is cooperating with the police," she said. She also remarked that the matter has shown them how everyone needs to be vigilant.
"Drugs are available under our noses and under our roofs.
"We stand by our leader and we stand by our commitment to rid our communities of drugs."
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