Four arrested for drugs in Ekurhuleni

2015-04-27 17:48

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Johannesburg - Four men were arrested for allegedly being in possession drugs in Primrose, Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg on Monday morning, metro police said.

"Information provided by the concerned residents of Primrose suburb led to the joint effort of the EMPD Germiston crime prevention and K9 units seizing drugs valued at R8 000 and the arrest of four Nigerian nationals," spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said in a statement.

"The arrests and seizure of the drugs took place this morning at around 04:00."

The Lake Place flats, situated in Marguerite Avenue, was where the men were arrested, with two of them allegedly in possession of 17 packets of crystal meth and 10 packets of Kat. The other two were found to be undocumented and believed to be in South Africa illegally.

"Charges of possession and dealing in illicit substances were registered at Germiston police station against the two suspects while the other two face the prospect of being deported. Their ages range between 24 and 41-years-old," Kgasago said.

The four men were expected to appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court soon.

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