Uitenhage mother and son busted for dealing in drugs and pain medication


Police in Uitenhage on Friday morning arrested two suspects, a mother, aged 38 years-old, and her son, aged 21 years-old, for dealing in madrax, tik, dagga and pain killers in Wilga Drive, Kamesh, Uitenhage.

According to police, members operating under an intelligence driven operation obtained a search warrant to search a residential home in Kamesh.

“Members of the operating under intelligence driven operation arrested the two suspects after they confiscated mandrax, tik, dagga and sill pain tablets worth R4500,” said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

She added that the suspects will in the Uitenhage Magistrate Court on Monday.

In an unrelated incident, while traffic officials in Uitenhage were doing routine roadblock noticed a suspicious Toyota Corolla driving down in Melbrooks Avenue, Uitenhage and alerted the local police.

According to the police, the vehicle was pulled off the road and upon investigation it was discovered that it was stolen in Motherwell on Tuesday.

“Police arrested six men and aged between 20 and 30 years-old and they were also found in possession of a replica 9mm and possession of suspected stolen property,” said police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

The suspects will appear before the Uitenhage Magistrate Court on Monday.