KZN man held for heroin possession

2014-09-11 20:18

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Johannesburg - A man was arrested in Westcliff for possession of heroin, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

The 37-year-old man, who was found with 14 straws of heroin in his possession, was arrested on Powerline street on Wednesday night, Captain Thulani Zwane said.

The arrest was part of the "intelligence-driven operation to root out drugs".

A further 553 straws of heroin were found near a vacant house on Pelican Drive at the time.

"Drugs were confiscated and police will continue to monitor that area so that the origin of the recovered drugs can be discovered," said Zwane.

The 37-year-old appeared in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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