Drugs worth more than a million recovered

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police in KwaZulu-Natal arrested a 28-year-old suspect on Thursday for dealing and possession of drugs. The suspect was coming from Durban and was going to transport drugs to Gauteng.

Captain Nqobile Gwala of KwaZulu-Natal said the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit worked tirelessly throughout the night trying to gather all the information regarding the suspect.

“ A vehicle was spotted travelling on the N2 freeway at Pongola policing area. The said vehicle was then intercepted. Upon searching the vehicle, the suspect was found in possession of 6kg of raw packed heroin. The drugs were packed in a coffee plastic packets as a disguise.”

Gwala said the total value of the recovered drugs is R108 000 000-00. The suspect is expected to appear before the Pongola Magistrates’ Court on 7 June 2021.

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