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Drug bust in Olifantshoek, two suspects arrested

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The police conducted a drug bust in Olifantshoek as part of Safer Festive Season operations on Tuesday.

Drugs with an estimated street value of R11,000 were seized by the police during a drug bust in Olifantshoek on Tuesday. Picture: Supplied

THE POLICE conducted a drug bust in Olifantshoek as part of Safer Festive Season operations on Tuesday.

Northern Cape police spokesperson Captain Olebogeng Tawana stated that drugs with an estimated street value of R11,000 were found by members of the Crime Intelligence and Visible Policing units under the command of the Olifantshoek station commander, Captain Langeveldt.

“During the disruptive operation, two premises were raided in Skerpdraai in Olifantshoek where drugs, including mandrax tablets, dagga, and crystal meth, were confiscated,” said Olebogeng.

He added that two suspects, aged 39 and 35 years old, were arrested during the operation.

“Fifteen units of mandrax tablets, 17 packets and loose dagga weighing 0.386 grams with an estimated street value of R2,800 were found inside the room of the 39-year-old suspect.”

Tawana added that drugs with an estimated street value of R9,000 were found inside the room of the 35-year-old suspect.

“One hundred units of mandrax tablets, 49 packets of crystal meth weighing 0.064 grams, 64 small zip-lock dagga bags and loose dagga weighing 0.4 grams were confiscated.”

He added that the suspects were expected to appear in the Kathu Magistrate’s Court soon on charges of dealing in drugs.

Picture: Supplied
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