POLICE NAB A DRUG DEALER AND CONFISCATE DRUGS WORTH HALF A MILLION RAND

POLICE NAB A DRUG DEALER AND CONFISCATE DRUGS WORTH HALF A MILLION RAND

POLOKWANE :The Provincial Organized Crime Investigation Unit in Polokwane in conjunction with other stakeholders continue to crack a whip on illegal drug dealers in the Province. On Wednesday, 2023-06-07 in the evening, the police arrested yet another drug dealer in Bendor, Polokwane.

According to information, the Provincial Organised Crime Investigation Unit received information from a source about a suspect who was selling drugs at a tavern in Ladanna. They followed up the information that led to the suspect. He was closely monitored until he drove away in a white A4 Audi to Bendor. They followed him until they pounced on him while he was waiting for a gate to open at one of complexes at Bendor. Upon searching his vehicle, they found twenty-seven sachets of crystalmeth, rock and kat with an estimated street value of five hundred thousand rands. The 47 year old suspect was immediately arrested and the drugs and vehicle were confiscated.

The Provincial Commissioner of South African Police Service in Limpopo Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe applauded members for their concerted efforts and dedication in ridding the Province of Illicit Drugs and saving lives.

The suspect will appear before Polokwane Magistrate’s Court on Friday, 9 June 2023 on charges of unlawful possession and dealing in illicit drugs.

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