Sixty grams of heroin was found in the ouma's bathroom. CREDIT: File image

Today an elderly woman is expected to appear in court after heroin valued at R10 000 was found at her house.

This was after Mitchells Plain police executed a search warrant at the 61-year-old’s house in Beacon Valley on Saturday evening.

Police spokesperson, Constable Noloyiso Rwexana says officers were doing crime prevention duties in the area.

“The members executed a search warrant at a house in Korfball Street and upon searching the house they found 60g of heroin in the bathroom, worth an estimated street value of R10 000,” she says.

“A 61-year-old woman was arrested. The suspect faces a charge of possession of drugs and will appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrates’ Court today.”