GEORGE NEWS - Two women from George were arrested by members of the Port Elizabeth flying squad for the possession of a large quantity of prescription tablets over the weekend.
On Sunday 11 March members of the flying squad reacted on a tip-off from the community and arrested the two women in Stanford Road, Port Elizabeth.
According to Mount Road police clusters's spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu, 6 000 stilpane tablets and cash were found on the suspects.
"The women, aged 31 and 38, could not provide a reasonable explanation for the possession of such a large quantity [of tablets].
"They were arrested on a charge of dealing/illegal possession of prescribed medication under the Medicine Control Act," she said.
They appeared in the Gelvandale Magistrate's Court on Monday 12 March.
Two women from George were arrested for the possession of a large quantity of prescription tablets over the weekend.
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