Elderly lady arrested for drug dealing

2016-05-19 06:00
PHOTO: supplied With the seized dagga (from left) Constable Nqoba Doncabe, Warrant Officer Phillip Vela and Constable Pagel Rajah.

PHOTO: supplied With the seized dagga (from left) Constable Nqoba Doncabe, Warrant Officer Phillip Vela and Constable Pagel Rajah.

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BADUMILE Ncwane (71), of Ntshaseni in Dududu appeared in the Vulamehlo Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 13 May on a charge of dealing in drugs.

She was released on bail of R1 500 by the court. The case has been remanded until 27 May.

SAPS Crime Intelligence provided information on an alleged drug dealer in the Dududu area and an intelligence collector teamed up with Constables Pagel Rajah and Nqoba Doncabe of the Umzinto K9 Unit and members of the Durban National Intervention Unit , to carry out a sting operation.

They pounced on the unsuspecting Badumile at her home and searched the premises. The police team unearthed 18 bags of loose dagga weighing 53.3 kilograms with an estimated street value of more than R100 000.

The case is being investigated by Detective Sergeant Cyril Saunders of the Dududu SAPS Detective Service. - Supplied.

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