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Sidwell man busted for dealing in drugs during intelligence operation

Nov 5, 2018
Sidwell man busted for dealing in drugs during intelligence operation

In an intelligence-led operation, a 49-year-old Port Elizabeth man was arrested by the National Intervention Unit (NIU) on Saturday morning for drug dealing.

"At about 11:30, the NIU members swooped in at a house in Ralton Street, in Sidwell, Port Elizabeth.

"Upon searching the place, police seized seven large plastic bags (6,468 kg) of dagga; 175 (5.78g) rolls of dagga; 62 mandrax tablets; 17 half boss mandrax tablets and R5 285 of cash," described police spokesperson, W/O Alwin Labans.

"The estimated value of the drugs is R10 000."

He said that the suspect will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Monday, on a charge of dealing in drugs.

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