THE FIGHT TO RID OUT DRUGS ACROSS THE PROVINCE MAKE POSITIVE IMPACT AFTER ARREST OF TWO FOREIGN NATIONALS IN POLOKWANE

THE FIGHT TO RID OUT DRUGS ACROSS THE PROVINCE MAKE POSITIVE IMPACT AFTER ARREST OF TWO FOREIGN NATIONALS IN POLOKWANE

POLOKWANE: The fight to rid Province off -drugs is making a positive impact after two foreign Nationals were apprehended by the members of the Provincial Organised Crime Unit on Thursday 06 July 2023 afternoon at about 16:00 in Polokwane Central Business District (CBD).

Police were conducting a disruptive operation when they received information about a male suspect who was selling drugs in the area while driving in motor vehicle,a grey Renault. The members immediately started with investigations to locate the vehicle.

The motor vehicle fitting the description was spotted with two occupants driving along Voortrekker Street in Polokwane and was subsequently intercepted and stopped.

A 29-year-old male suspect attempted to flee on foot but was chased and nabbed at the corner of Voortrekker and Grobler Street. He was searched and found in possession of three (3) balls of Heroin drugs amounting to R6.000

The vehicle was searched and Police discovered four (04) balls of Heroin drugs concealed with an estimated street value of R50.000 wrapped inside plastic bags and his 34-year-old male accomplice who is the owner of the motor vehicle was immediately placed under arrest on the spot.

In addition, a Renault motor vehicle valued at R70.000 was also seized together with the drugs during the arrest.

The Provincial Commissioner of the South African Police Service in LImpopo welcomed the arrest pointing out that the members are doing well in cleaning the Streets of any drugs.

The suspects are expected to appear before Polokwane Magistrate’s Court soon facing charges of dealing and possession of drugs.

Police investigations are continuing.

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