Drug suspect appears in court

2017-03-23 06:02
 Photo: suppliedThe suspected cocaine powder and other items that were recovered by the police in La Mercy.

Photo: suppliedThe suspected cocaine powder and other items that were recovered by the police in La Mercy.

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A MAN (47), who was arrested by the police in La Mercy near Tongaat on March 10 for possession of drugs, appeared briefly at the Verulam Magistrate’s Court on March 13.
The police were acting on information received. The suspect was found in possession of suspected cocaine powder and other suspected items.
Tongaat SAPS spokesperson Warrant Officer Manisha Maharaj-Marie told the Weekly: “Following information received, the Provincial Organised Crime Unit conducted a sting operation last Friday in the La Mercy area. The suspect was arrested for dealing and possession of cocaine powder. Two kilograms of cocaine powder was recovered together with electric aromatic grinder, digital scales and galaxy cellphones. Station Commander for Tongaat SAPS commended the members on the outstanding job well done.”

The suspect is expected to reappear in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court soon. - Supplied.

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