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Suspects nabbed with drugs worth R100 000 outside King Williams Town school

Nov 3, 2017
Suspects nabbed with drugs worth R100 000 outside King Williams Town school

Enhanced police visibility resulted in good results when King Williams Town SAPS Tracing Team arrested two men, aged 19 and 35 years old, at Cwayi Street, Ginsberg, near a school in the King Williams Town CBD.

"The arrest came after Police were busy with crime prevention duties in Ginsberg and they spotted a suspicious white Fiat Uno," described police spokesperson, Captain Siphokazi Mawisa.

"They stopped the vehicle and search it together with the occupants.

"On the passenger’s seat Police saw a shopping plastic bag and searched it, they found one thousand Mandrax tablets to the street value of R100 000."

Captain Mawisa said that they were immediately arrested and charged for possession of drugs.

"The vehicle is not reported stolen but belongs to a person in Alice and was confiscated by police," she said.

The suspects are expected to appear before King Williams Town Magistrate’s Court soon.