Drugs and liquor continue to be confiscated around Cape Town

South African Police Service

Drugs and liquor continue to be confiscated around Cape Town
Drugs and liquor continue to be confiscated around Cape Town

The vigilance of two members attached to Brackenfell police landed two suspects behind bars for the possession of mandrax tablets. On the night of 2 May 2020, at around 20:05 the members on patrol spotted a VW Polo in Vredekloof Heights under suspicious circumstances.

The driver sped off when he noticed the police, and during the pursuit the passenger tossed two bags out of the window. After the vehicle was stopped, the two bags containing 2000 mandrax tablets were retrieved. The two suspects from Langa aged 38 and 39 were arrested for the possession of drugs and for contravening the Disaster Management Act and are due to make a court appearance on Monday 4 May 2020.

In an unrelated matter in Gugulethu yesterday, a 53-year-old man was arrested for being in possession of dagga. During a vehicle check point, a driver fled after he was requested to unlock his boot. The vehicle was later found with dagga in the boot. Further investigation led police to the suspect’s residence where more dagga was confiscated. He is due to make his court appearance in Athlone.

Also in Gugulethu, a 41-year-old man was arrested when 12 boxes of wine was discovered in the boot of his vehicle. Police members on patrol approached the suspect in NY111 next to a braai stand and conducted an inspection. The suspect was detained for contravening the Disaster Management Act and will also face his charge in Athlone court.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service