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Cops arrest two suspects for drugs during Frances Baard operations


The police confiscated drugs with an estimated total street value of R250,000

A 26-year-old man was arrested after allegedly being found in possession of dagga. Picture: Supplied

A 26-YEAR-old man was arrested by the SAPS Frances Baard Cluster Team after being found in possession of dagga that he was carrying in a bag and a 20l bucket in Club 2000, Galeshewe.

The police confiscated 4.8kg of dagga from the suspect.

A 34-year-old woman was later arrested in Soul City after drugs were found in her house during a police raid.

The male suspect was arrested during random patrols by team members, who regarded him as suspicious looking and stopped and searched him at about 9.30am on Thursday.

The police raided a house in Soul City about half an hour later, where they arrested the 34-year-old female.

Police spokesperson Captain Sergio Kock said that 45kg of dagga and 24 small bags of tik were confiscated during the raid at the house.

Kock said that the estimated total street value of the drugs is about R250,000.

Both suspects are expected to appear in the Galeshewe Magistrate’s Court soon.

The acting cluster commander of Frances Baard, Brigadier Charlotte Makgari, commended all the provincial and cluster SAPS members who formed part of the operations, which comprised roadblocks, patrols and random searches.

“All community members, traffic officials and other role-players who assisted are sincerely thanked for their role in ensuring the operations were a success,” said Makgari.

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