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Police continue to rid the streets of drugs

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Free State

BLOEMFONTEIN - Bloemfontein Public Order Police Reaction Team arrested a 24-year-old female for possession and dealing in drugs on, Friday, 15 April 2022. The team was busy with operational activities when they received a tip-off about a drug post in Exton Road, Navalsig from a concerned community member.

Information was followed up and the members arrived at the identified house. They met the owner and asked for permission to search the house which was granted. A total of 19 bankies containing Chrystal Meth and 7 full Mandrax tablets were found hidden inside the house. The police seized the drugs and arrested the suspect. The combined street value of the seized drugs is estimated at R1 200.00.

A case docket of possession and dealing in drugs was opened at Navalsig Police Station, the drugs were booked in Evidence Management System and the suspect detained in police custody. The suspect will appear in the Bloemfontein Magistrate Court on Tuesday, 19 April 2022.


Lieutenant Colonel Thabo Covane
082 461 7473 or 082 757 2233



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