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Suspects arrested for possession of drugs
2021/07/31

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Eastern Cape

BUTTERWORTH – SAPS VISPOL and Mounted Unit members conducted an operation yesterday, 30 July 2021, at Silvertown and at the Informal Settlements. Two suspects aged 35 and 36 were arrested for possession of drugs.

Police conducted stop and searches as well as drug posts raiding.  While they were busy with the operation, members received information about drug related activities. Members swiftly operationalized and proceeded to the identified premises from where drugs are allegedly being sold. Upon searching, members recovered thirty five Tik straws, four boss tablets, three halves of boss tablets and six quarters. The two suspects were arrested and charged for possession of drugs.

These suspects are due to appear at Butterworth Magistrate Court on Monday, 08 August 2021.

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