Human Rights

Durbanville SAPS stop drug distributor in his tracks

WESTERN CAPE – The swift response of Durbanville Crime Prevention Unit Members brought a drug delivery to a halt. On Thursday, 15 September 2022, at around 22:40, the members received a tip-off about a vehicle that was moving on the Klipheuwel Road, Durbanville, delivering drugs. The police immediately went to the said location and spotted the vehicle. They pulled it over and conducted a search in which they discovered packets of cocaine with an estimated street value of R90 000-00. A 26-year-old male suspect was arrested and he will appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s court, once he has been charged.

In another incident, Durbanville police arrested a 40-year-old man who was shoplifting packets of yeast valued at R1557 from a local grocery store. During his arrest, he offered the officers R1000 bribery for his release. He was taken to the police station where he produced the R1000-00 cash in an attempt to bribe his way out. A charge of bribery was added to the shoplifting charge and he will make his court appearance in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on the mentioned charges.

Source: South African Police Service

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