A man arrested for possession of drugs

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

Members of the Visible Policing Unit from Bethal arrested a 27-year-old man on Sunday, 07 August 2022 for possession of drugs.

Mpumalanga Police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said according to the report, the members were performing their duties within Bethal Central Business District when they spotted two males standing next to a certain shop.

“The police then approached the two men and searched them whereby a plastic bag with 13 sachets containing substances suspected to be drugs was found in the possession of one of the men. He was then arrested and charged for possession of drugs”.

The suspect is expected to appear at the Bethal Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 08 August 2022 facing the said charges.

Meanwhile, The Provincial Commissioner of the SAPS in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Semakaleng Daphney Manamela said they pledged to create a safe and secured environment for their communities “and by these efforts, we hope we are busy making an indelible mark”.

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