DRUG DEALEAR NABBED THROUGH A DISRUPTIVE OPERATION IN POLOKWANE

DRUG DEALEAR NABBED THROUGH A DISRUPTIVE OPERATION IN POLOKWANE

POLOKWANE :The Police in Polokwane through a disruptive operation have arrested a 45-year-old Nigerian national male suspect for possession and dealing in illicit drugs.

A team of members of the SAPS Limpopo Provincial Organised Crime Investigation with members of Crime Intelligence Unit have conducted a disruptive operation in Polokwane in the early hours of Wednesday 30 May 2023 that has yielded success.

It is reported that a white Mercedes Benz was tactically spotted at Bendor suspected of being in a mission to commit unknown crime.

The police followed the vehicle immediately after it made a turn subsequently, the vehicle was found in front of a closed gate waiting to be opened then the police swiftly accosted the driver and upon searching the vehicle, seven balls containing rock was found hidden in the vehicle and the search was escalated to the house whereby crystal meth was found hidden in the kitchen.

The total estimated street value of the drugs confiscated is at R110 000.

The Provincial Commissioner of police in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has applauded the members for their vigilance and determination in ridding the province of drugs and keeping our communities safe.

The suspect is scheduled for first court appearance before Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Thursday 01 June 2023 facing charges of possession and dealing in illicit drugs.

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