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NC warder arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into prison

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A prison warder was arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into a prison in De Aar in the Northern Cape.

The warder was bust with drugs while on his way to the prison. File picture: Jeffrey Abrahams, Independent Newspapers

A PRISON warder was arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into a prison in De Aar in the Northern Cape.

According to Northern Cape police spokesperson Sergeant Molefi Shemane, the 39-year-old suspect was arrested on Sunday after the police received information about a man employed at De Aar Correctional Services as a prison warder who was allegedly smuggling drugs into the prison.

The police acted on the information and arrested the man while he was on his way to work. He was found in possession of dagga, tik and cash.

The suspect was due to appear in the De Aar Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

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