Police raid drug dens in KwaDukuza

2018-11-21 06:01
PHOTO: suppliedThe recovered drugs and money.

PHOTO: suppliedThe recovered drugs and money.

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THE KZN Provincial Drug Unit and K9 Unit together with the KwaDukuza SAPS Task Team arrested two suspects aged 26 and 30 and recovered a total of 1 080 capsules of heroin and cash suspected to be the proceeds from drug trades on Friday, November 9.

According to KZN SAP spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele, the police conducted an intelligence driven operation in the Shakaville informal settlement and arrested a 30-year-old suspect who was found with 810 capsules of heroin and R3 000 cash.

They proceeded to the Umhlali policing area where another suspect was arrested in the Etete area. The suspect was found with 270 capsules of heroin, Mbele said in a statement.

“The estimated street value of the recovered drugs is more than R32 000. Both suspects were charged for dealing in drugs and possession of drugs. They will appear in the KwaDukuza Magistrates Court.”

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