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Woman among drug dealing suspects busted by police at Ginsberg

May 29, 2019
Woman among drug dealing suspects busted by police at Ginsberg

King Williams Town - Three suspects,  aged between 34 and 51 years, are expected in court soon after they were arrested in an intelligence-driven operation by the Mdantsane Tactical Response Team (TRT) at Ginsberg Township for dealing in drugs and for being in possession of a firearm believed to be unlicensed.

"It is alleged that police after receiving an information about selling of drugs in some houses around Ginsberg, they traced the suspects and managed to arrest two males and one female," described police spokesperson, Capt Siphokazi Mawisa.

"On arrival, police identified a house at Lipota Street and upon searching they recovered mandrax and an undisclosed amount of cash.

"Through their information they proceeded to Mfebe Street, in Ginsberg, where they recovered a licence believed to be unlicensed and 45 ammunition, mandrax, twelve cellphones, TIK, bags of dagga and an undisclosed amount of cash.

"All these drugs, with an estimated street value of R50 000.00, were was confiscated by police."

She said that the trio will appear at King Williams Town Magistrate's court soon.

King Williams Town SAPS Cluster Commander, Brigadier Luntu Ngubelanga, applauded the arrest and discovery by the team adding that the identification and seizure of the drugs demonstrated the police commitment to reducing the availability of dangerous drugs.

He also thanked the community for sharing valuable information with SAPS and encouraged them to report any criminal activities to 08600 10111.

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