DURBAN – R104 000 worth of drugs seized

DURBAN – Two men aged 33 and 38 are expected to appear at the Durban Magistrates Court today for drug dealing charges and contravening the Immigration Act. Last night, police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit pounced on two men at an apartment on Gillepsie Street in Seapark where they recovered drugs with an estimated street value of R104 000-00. These men were immediately arrested and were taken to Point police station for processing.

The suspects were caught while packaging the drugs for distribution. Police recovered methcathonone, crystal meth, ecstacy tablets and cocaine powder. An investigation to determine whether the suspects have pending drug-related cases is continuing. Similar operations to root out drug trade in the province are continuing.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula extolled the police officers for their perseverance to fight drug distribution in the province.