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Humansdorp man expected in court after police seize drugs worth over R13 000

Jul 8, 2019
Humansdorp man expected in court after police seize drugs worth over R13 000

Humansdorp - A 35-year-old man is expected in court on Monday after he was arrested by Humansdorp police for drug dealing over the weekend.

According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli, on Saturday, at around 12pm, it is alleged that police during their routine patrols in.Vaaldam area, Humamsdorp, spotted a suspicious man walking on the street with a plastic bag in his hand.

"It is said that the man on seeing a police vehicle, started running in a different direction and also threw a plastic away," he added.

"The police gave chase and caught him few metres away.

"Inside the plastic bag, police found 78 bankies of crytal meth (tik), 40 bankies of dagga and 95 mandrax tablets."

Sgt Nkohli said that the total value of the drugs is estimated to be around R13 275.

"The 35-year-old man was arrested and is due to appear at the Humansdorp Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of possession of illicit drugs."

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