AGU recover illegal firearms and drugs, Gqeberha

South African Police Service

AGU recover illegal firearms and drugs, Gqeberha
AGU recover illegal firearms and drugs, Gqeberha

Efforts by our Anti-Gang Unit members to eradicate illegal firearms and drugs in gang hotspot areas yielded positive results on the night of 3 February 2022 and during the early hours of the morning of 4 February 2022, when a firearm was confiscated and large amounts of drugs seized in separate raids in the northern areas.

In the first incident, at about 21:30, the AGU members acted on information received about firearms and drugs at a house in Yellowood Street in Arcadia in Bethelsdorp.

On searching the house, a 9mm pistol, a magazine and 21 rounds of ammunition were found in a room. A total of 1450 mandrax tablets and 10grams of mandrax powder/cream were seized. No one was arrested and an enquiry docket was opened for further investigation. The total estimated value of the drugs are R43 500-00.

At about 02:30 a house on a small holding in Grey Dawn Road in Kragga Kamma was searched and dagga (dagga lollies, dagga truffles and dagga chocolates) and magic mushrooms were confiscated.

The total estimate street value of drugs recovered is R11 470-00. No arrests were effected and an enquiry docket was opened for further investigation.

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