Court orderly detains an attorney on a charge of possession of drugs

Court orderly detains an attorney on a charge of possession of drugs
Court orderly detains an attorney on a charge of possession of drugs. Image source: SAPS

Being vigilant and observant at all times while on duty as members of the South African Police Service is essential to ensure the safety of all citizens and to arrest the perpetrators of justice.

On Tuesday 04 June 2024 a police member deployed at Kuilsriver Magistrates’ court was called to assist the security at the main entrance to the court as he accosted a suspicious man at the entrance. When he arrived at the entrance, he found an unknown man in possession of suspicious parcels. The police officer opened the parcels in his presence and discovered 79 sachets filled with cannabis sealed in “cling wrap plastic’ and 100 mandrax tablets found in his possession. The discovery was seized as evidence.

The suspect became known as an attorney who was supposed to represent a suspect at the mentioned Magistrates’ court. The 41-year-old man was detained on a charge of possession of drugs.

Once charged, he is expected to make a court appearance in the Kuilsriver Magistrates’ court on the mentioned charge.

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