POP Unit in Faure arrested a female suspect for dealing in drugs worth R1 Million

POP Unit in Faure arrested a female suspect for dealing in drugs worth R1 Million
POP Unit in Faure arrested a female suspect for dealing in drugs worth R1 Million. Image source: SAPS

The vigilance and swift response from members attached to Public Order Police based in Faure landed a 49-year-old female behind bars on a charge of dealing in drugs.

Today at about 09:30, the members were busy conducting crime prevention policing and stop and search operations in Guguletu when they were stopped by a concerned citizen who informed them about a possible drug storage facility at a premises in Bongani Street, New Cross Roads, Gugulethu. They immediately operationalised the information and observed the mentioned premises until they saw objects being dropped and numerous people visiting the site.

The member conducted a search of the premises and seized 14,770 mandrax tablets, three packets tik, six sachets tik, small quantity loose tik and a small quantity of cocaine worth R1 million.

The suspect will appear in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court once charged.

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