WESTERN CAPE Our efforts to address the drug trade in this province landed six suspects behind bars for dealing in drugs in Ceres. Yesterday information was operationalised which led police to a house in Nduli where 26 parcels of dagga and compressed dagga with a total weight of 3.6kg were confiscated. The 50-year-old suspect was arrested on a charge of dealing in drugs.
During a vehicle check point, also in Ceres yesterday five suspects aged between 28 and 43 were arrested when their vehicle was searched. They were caught in possession of tik with a combined weight of 729, 5 gram and are also detained for dealing in drugs.
The six suspects are expected to make their court appearances in Ceres tomorrow.
During crime operations in Cape Town last night a 33 year old drug dealer was apprehended in possession of a variety of drugs comprising, tik, CAT, cocaine, ecstasy tablets, and R3400-00 cash, believed to be the proceeds of drug trafficking. He is expected to make his court appearance tomorrow in Cape Town.
Source: South African Police Service