South Africa: Alleged Drug Dealer to Appear in Court for Dealing in Drugs

press release

On Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Hawks members from Durban Serious Organised Crime unit (SANEB) and Crime Intelligence unit (CIG) arrested a 54-year-old male for dealing and possession of drugs at Umhlanga, Durban.

Members received information about a suspect who was dealing in drugs and an intensive investigation was conducted. Yesterday members pounced in his premises unexpectedly and a search was conducted.

During the search 15136 heroin tablets, 2.6 kilograms of heroin powder, 2669 mandrax tablets and empty capsules to the street value of approximately R1 million were found.

Members from Forensic Science Laboratory were immediately invited to process the crime scene. The suspect was subsequently placed under arrest and charged for dealing as well as possession of drugs.

He is due to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court today.

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: SAPS

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.