9 November 2017

South Africa: Hawks Arrest Law Enforcement Official for Alleged Drug Dealing

press release

CAPE TOWN: The Hawks' Narcotics Enforcement Bureau Unit (SANEB) arrested a 31-year-old Cape Town Law Enforcement Official on Tuesday evening in Bellville South, for possession of illegal narcotics.

Members acted on a tipoff and descended at the official's residential address along Inspan Road. A search and seizure operation in the premises resulted in the discovery of over forty thousand Mandrax tablets valued at just under R2-million that were hidden in the suspect's vehicle. The suspect is expected to appear before the Bellville Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

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