Port of entry police and SANDF bust drug dealers, Makgobistad

Port of entry police and SANDF bust drug dealers, Makgobistad
Port of entry police and SANDF bust drug dealers, Makgobistad

The police in Makgobistad through Safer Festive Season operation arrested three suspects aged 35, 45 and 56 for separate cases of possession of dagga.

The suspects were arrested after the police in Makgobistad and members of Makgobistad Port of Entry in conjunction with members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) received a tip off about suspected dagga dealing activity at Disaneng village.

A follow up was made Disaneng village, a 56 year old suspect was arrested at his house for possession of 13.5kg of dagga with estimated street value of R24 000. The suspect is expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 2 January 2018.

It was in the same operation that two other suspects were arrested at their premises in Makgobistad for possession of 7g and 5g of dagga respectively. A R200, 00 fine was imposed to each of the suspects.

The North West Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Baile Motswenyane applauded the members for their quick response that culminated in the arrests.

She said that drug peddling will not be allowed and will be dealt with accordingly. She said further that the police in the province are out in numbers to deal with any type of criminality through the Safer Festive Season operations.

South Africa Today – South Africa News

SOURCESouth African Police Service