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2021/09/22      |  Written By:  Captain N Gwala   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

DURBAN: 22 September 2021 – An intelligence driven operation conducted by Pietermaritzburg K9 Unit and Mountain Rise police officer led to the arrest of three suspects for dealing in drugs and possession of illegal substances.

Yesterday at 00:45, police received information of suspects who were alleged to be dealing in drugs. The team proceeded to Alexandra Road area. When they arrived at the said area police noticed a vehicle with three male occupants and intercepted it to conduct a search. Police instructed the suspects to exit the vehicle and during the search they discovered 102 tablets of rohypnol, 23 grams of hydroponic dagga, one blank firing pistol with 12 blank rounds and R4 000 in cash of various denominations.

The suspects aged between 21 and 31 were arrested at the scene and were taken to Alexandra Road SAPS. They appeared yesterday in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrates’ Court.