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16-year-old arrested for dealing in drugs at Buffalo Flats

Nov 14, 2018
16-year-old arrested for dealing in drugs at Buffalo Flats

Determined to rid Buffalo Flats of crime, Buffalo Flats Crime Prevention members arrested two suspects on drug related charges and confiscated several dangerous weapons.

According to police spokesperson, W/O Hazel Mqala, Buffalo Flats members followed up information of drug dealers in Windrigde Road Buffalo Flats.

"Two suspects, 16 and 37 years of age, were found in possession of 23 mandrax tablets with the estimated street value of R2 000," she said.

"Two cases of possession and dealing of mandrax have been opened and are under investigation."

She said that the suspects will appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

"While the members were conducting stop and search operations in the Buffalo Flats area, they also confiscated twelve knives."

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