January 28, 2021

#DrugBust: Pharmacist, Wife and worker arrested in Hammaskraal

By staff writer


The Police have arrested a 55-year old qualified pharmacist for manufacturing and distributing unlawful steroids in a farmhouse in Vasfontein, Hammaskraal on Thursday.

According to reports, Police raided the farmhouse on Wednesday. “This laboratory appeared to be manufacturing steroids unlawfully or illegally. We recovered quite a bit of finished products, chemicals and pressing machines,” said Policespokesperson Vish Naidoo.


A 55-year-old qualified pharmacist‚ his 52-year-old life partner and a 38-year-old employee were arrested on the scene.
According to Sowetan Live, The Police confiscated large amounts of Finished products, Chemicals, Machines, two pistols, of which one is unlicensed.

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