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South Africa: Another Drug Dealer Behind Bars

Press Release - A 64-year-old alleged drug dealer is set to appear before the Verulam Magistrate's Court today for dealing in drugs. The suspect was arrested by the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit yesterday afternoon at his place of residence in Newlands West.

27 January 2021 p A 64-year-old alleged drug dealer is set to appear before the Verulam Magistrate's Court today for dealing in drugs.In the fight against the dealing and use of drugs in the province, police officers were conducting an operation in Newlands and surrounding areas when they received information about a man who was dealing in drugs.The suspect was arrested and detained at the Newlands East police station for dealing in drugs The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula commended the team for their determination in fighting the drug trade in the province.During the search, 65 pieces of rock cocaine, 7 large moons of rock cocaine, 2 and half mandrax tablets, three ecstasy tablets, ten plastic wrappings of cocaine powder and 60 glass pipes were recovered.

The suspect was arrested by the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit yesterday afternoon at his place of residence in Newlands West.The police proceeded to the man's house and conducted a search on his premises.

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