R2.1 million worth of drugs recovered, Chatsworth

South African Police Service

R2.1 million worth of drugs recovered, Chatsworth
R2.1 million worth of drugs recovered, Chatsworth

Drug operations are still on-going in the KZN province and police officers from Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit remain on high alert, investigating criminal activities and putting drug dealers behind bars.

This was followed by an operation that was conducted on 10 February 2022, at 18:00.

An intensive investigation was conducted after police received reports of illegal drug trade that was taking place at a house in Chatsworth.

The team swooped on the premises on Montford Road in Chatsworth to execute a search warrant. The premises was searched and police found 70 800 capsules of heroin, 50 pieces of rock cocaine, 15 mandrax tablets and 291 grams of crystal meth.

Cash of R13 650-00, suspected to be the proceeds of the drug trade was also seized by the team. The estimated street value of the recovered drugs is R2 185 000-00.

A 52-year-old suspect was placed under arrest for possession and dealing of drugs.

He is appearing before the Chatsworth Magistrates Court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service