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Two NC men facing drug charges

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The two men were arrested during police patrols in Keimoes.

Two men are facing charges of dealing in drugs after police found drugs with an estimated street value of R24 500 and dagga with an estimated street value of R5 000 in their possession. Picture: SAPS

TWO men, aged 24 and 31, are facing charges of dealing in drugs after the Keimoes police found drugs with an estimated street value of R24 500 and dagga with an estimated street value of R5 000 in their possession.

Police spokesperson, Colonel Mashay Gamieldien said the suspects were arrested during police patrols.

“One June 11, 2021 at about 2pm, police officers were conducting patrols when they received information about drug dealers in Lennerstville in Keimoes.

Two men are facing charges of dealing in drugs after police found drugs with an estimated street value of R24 500 and dagga with an estimated street value of R5 000 in their possession. Picture: SAPS

“The members followed-up the information which led them to a house in Khayelitsha Street. They searched the house and found 337 whole mandrax tablets, 272 quarter tablets, and 3, 678 kilograms of dagga on the premises.

“The two men found inside the house were arrested and charged with dealing in drugs. They are expected to appear in the local magistrate’s court soon,” said Gamieldien.

She said the members were praised for the arrest.

“The Acting District Commander of ZF Mgcawu District, Brigadier Johnny Besnaar commended the members for their continued efforts to rid society from drugs and squeezing the space for drug dealers to operate,” she said.

Two men are facing charges of dealing in drugs after police found drugs with an estimated street value of R24 500 and dagga with an estimated street value of R5 000 in their possession. Picture: SAPS