Heroin dealers arrested in Durban

2012-01-07 18:17
Durban - Two men were arrested in Clairwood, Durban, for allegedly dealing and being in possession of heroin to the value of R40 000, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Saturday.

Police had gathered information that a shipping container on the corner of Sirkumani and Pine streets was reportedly used to deal drugs, said spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker.

The two were arrested at 19:30 on Friday after being found in possession of eight straws of heroin.

Upon searching the container police found a further 1 500 straws with a street value of about R40 000 and R6 500 in cash, proceeds allegedly from drug dealing.

Naicker said the men, 23 and 25, were expected to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday.
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