Germiston man arrested for drugs

2012-07-31 16:18

Johannesburg - A man was arrested in Germiston, on the East Rand, on Tuesday for possession of the drug "Cat", worth an estimated R6 500 on the street, police said.

Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng said officers were patrolling in Lambton when they saw a car driving slowly by.

Police stopped the vehicle, searched it and found 42 packets of Cat hidden in the fuse box.

Cat is the amphetamine-type drug methcathinone, which can be sniffed, smoked or injected.

The police arrested the 28-year-old man driving the car. He had been charged with possession of illegal substance, and would be investigated for dealing in drugs, said Mokheseng.

He said the man was expected to appear soon in the Germiston Magistrate's Court.

Read more on:    johannesburg

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
There's an app for that: how apps have changed us

"There's an app for that" is more than just Apple's marketing mantra. Mobile apps have emerged over the last 10 years or so for practically every need in a person's day and changed our lives.

/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.