Mandrax tablets found in Rosedale yard

2018-02-15 06:00

Members from the Uitenhage Cluster are resolute to participate in efforts to address the root causes of crime and drug dealing.

According to Captain Gerda Swart, the members last weekend followed up on information, executed a search warrant and found 290 mandrax tablets, worth R14 500, abandoned in a yard in Grompou Road, Rosedale.

“Members executed a second search warrant in Mooimeisie Street, Rosedale and found 35 clear plastic bankies of dagga and 80 bompies of dagga, also abandoned outside the premises. Eleven (11) drug related arrests were made over the past weekend,” said Captain Swart.

Several successful operations were conducted with the assistance of the detectives, which yielded good results.

A total of 87 suspects were arrested on charges ranging from murder, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, robbery and theft.

Fourteen (14) traffic related fines were issued, valued over R7 000.

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