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Three suspects nabbed with R500 000 worth of drugs


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal

DURBAN – Two males aged 32 and 46-year-old as well as a 25-year-old woman were arrested after they were found to be running a mini drug lab within the premises of a lodge at Point, in Durban on Thursday, 26 January 2023.

The Provincial Drugs and Firearms Unit officers conducted a sting operation which was backed up by intelligence information and stormed into a lodge where three suspects were found to have turned a guestroom into clandestine drug lab.

Almost 12 000 capsules of heroin, 600g of heroin powder and thirty seven (37) pieces of rock cocaine, with an estimated street value of approximately R500 000-00 were found in possession of the suspects.

The three suspects will appear in court soon.


Colonel Robert Netshiunda
082 569 7629


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