JMPD chase druggie to death

2015-03-04 23:06

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Johannesburg - A suspected drug peddler dropped dead in Northgate Mall after being pursued by Johannesburg metro police on Wednesday night.

Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said JMPD officers had stopped a car near Northgate Mall around 20:00.

"It is alleged that drugs were found inside the car and that the male driver jumped out and ran inside the mall," said Minnaar.

The officers chased the suspect, who then collapsed.

"It is alleged that he swallowed the drugs, and dropped dead."

The incident would be investigated to establish exactly what had happened, Minnaar said.

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