13 March 2017

South Africa: Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested in Chatsworth

press release

On Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at approximately 10:00 am, an Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Intelligence Driven joint operation recovered heroin capsules and rock cocaine to the value of R12 000.

The joint operation conducted with Ethekwini Inner South Task Team, together with NIU, Durban Metro, Shongweni K9 and Durban Organized Crime secured the arrest of a 40-year old suspect at Crossmoor Flats in Chatsworth after the suspect was found in possession of 328 small pink and white capsules, 64 blue and white capsules, 22 large pink and white capsules, all suspected to be heroin, and 12 pieces of rock cocaine. The suspect was charged for dealing in and being in possession of heroin and for dealing in and for being in possession of rock cocaine. The suspect was detained at Chatsworth SAPS.

Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Commander, Major General Nunkumar commended members for their sterling work in apprehending a dealer in the area. "We will continue to conduct multi-disciplinary operations within the Cluster to ensure all drugs are removed from our community. We urge the community to come forward with any information about drugs, as it will assist the SAPS to act on those dealing in drugs," he said.

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