Yesterday night members of the Provincial drug and firearm unit acted on information of drugs being packaged at a premises in Morningside village.
An operation was put in place leading to the arrest of a man who was found in possession of 2500 blue and white empty capsules and 382,2grams of heroin powder. The drugs are valued at approximately R90000. The suspect was detained in Mayville for Possession and dealing in drugs.
Further investigation from Morningside village led members to a premises at Gateway flats,where another suspect was found in possession of approximately 2kgs of cocaine powder wrapped in black and clear plastic wrapping. The street value of the drugs is R700000. The suspect was detained at Durban North and charged for possession and dealing in drugs. The total street value of the drugs recovered in the operation was R790 000.
All suspects will appear in Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monda, 31 May 2021 facing the same charges.