Drug bust for Shongweni K9 Unit

2017-01-24 06:01
 Photo: supplied Constable M. Khwela from the Shongweni K9 raids the drug den.

Photo: supplied Constable M. Khwela from the Shongweni K9 raids the drug den.

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CONSTABLE M. Khwela from the Shongweni K9 Unit was called out from his rest days by the Durban Organised Crime Unit to assist them after information was received about a house in New Germany that had a large amount of drugs on the premises­.

On arrival a search warrant was executed to the home owner and the house was searched accordingly for drugs.
Constable Khwela, Johnny his K9 and the Metro Police drug unit conducted the search.
A large amount of dagga was discovered in the lounge and kitchen area along with 37x20 litres of benzine, which was outside the house.

The SAPS also sent in their forensic unit and on weighing it was found that the dagga weighed in at a total of 164.4kgs with a street value of R1 000 000.

A 58-year-old male was subsequently arrested. He was charged with dealing in dagga
- Supplied.

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