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East London woman among suspects arrested for drug dealing

Feb 7, 2019
East London woman among suspects arrested for drug dealing

Two suspects are expected in court after they were on Wednesday arrested during an intelligence-driven operation conducted by members of Crime Intelligence, Gonubie Crime Prevention and East London K9 unit.

"The operation led to the arrest of a 35-year-old woman with15,5 kg of dagga," said police spokesperson, Captain Hazel Mqala.

"A case of possession of dagga has been opened."

East London man arrested for mandrax possession

She said that later in the day, members of the East London Crime Prevention unit were patrolling and conducting a stop and search in Oriental Plaza, East London, when they arrested an adult male suspect in possession of fifteen mandrax tablets with the estimated street value of R1 500.

Both suspects will appear in the East London Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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