Held: Wanted drug dealer

2012-04-11 00:00

A THIRTY-nine-year-old drug dealer, wanted across the country, has been nabbed by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Crime Intelligence unit, police said yesterday.

John Okwudiri Eluke had been previously arrested in 2011 in Greytown for dealing in cocaine with an estimated street value of R300 000, said provincial police spokesperson Colonel Jay Naicker.

Naicker said Eluke was arrested yesterday after being traced to premises on the Durban beachfront.

“He was arrested along with another man who was found in possession of cocaine with an estimated street value of R4 000,” he said.

He is expected to appear in the Greytown Magistrate’s Court today. — WR.

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