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SUSPECTS TO APPEAR IN COURT FOR DRUG DEALING CHARGES: EASTERN CAPE
2021/09/30      |  Written By:  Captain Y Mgolodela   |   Province:  Eastern Cape

EASTERN CAPE – Two foreign nationals aged 25 and 29 will appear in the East London Magistrates’ Court today for charges of dealing in drugs and contravention of the Drug Trafficking Act.

The Hawks’ East London Serious Organised Crime Investigation (SOCI), South African Narcotics Enforcement Bureau (SANEB) in conjunction with the East London Crime Intelligence Gathering (CIG) conducted an investigation against foreign nationals selling cocaine and Tik to members of the community in the East London area.

Three successful purchases valued at R6900 were done between 22 and 27 September 2021. The duo was found in possession of 50 grams of Tik and five grams of cocaine with an estimated street value of R9000 on 28 September 2021.

The suspects were immediately arrested and charged accordingly. The investigation is continuing.