Qwaqwa operation nets 2 drug dealers

South African Police Service

Qwaqwa operation nets 2 drug dealers
Qwaqwa operation nets 2 drug dealers

The Public Order Police Units deployed in Qwaqwa have arrested two suspects in their 20s from Slovo Park and Hasethunya for dealing in dagga, possession of suspected stolen property and illicit drugs (nyaope) at separate incidences.

On Friday, 16 December 2022 at about 11:30 members received information from member of public about a suspected stolen laptop kept at certain house, Ha-Sethunya Village.

The team approached the house, searched it and found dagga and laptop.

Plastic bags containing dagga and cash were seized. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested for dealing in dagga and possession of presumed stolen property. He is expected to appear before the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate court on Monday, 19 December 2022.

Meanwhile, other team members were on their way to Mandela Park Complex when they saw group of Nyaope addicts gathering at Scrapyard near Slovo Park. They informed police that they want to quit drugs.

At certain house Mandela Park the members arrested 24-year-old suspect in possession of 43 Nyaope sachets and cash found stashed inside the shoe. The suspect was arrested and charged for dealing in drugs.

He will be expected to appear before the Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate court on Monday, 19 December 2022.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service