5 held in East Rand on drug dealing charges

2012-05-23 19:13

Johannesburg - Five people were arrested on Wednesday for dealing in drugs in Katlehong, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

Inspector Kobeli Mokheseng said four men and a woman, aged between 20 and 40, were arrested in Katlehong and Tokoza.

"They were charged with possession of illegal substance and dealing in drugs and were expected to appear in the Alberton Magistrate's Court soon."

Police seized 91 packets of nyaope [a cocktail of addictive drugs] with an estimated street value of R4 000.