Human Rights

Five suspects nabbed with drugs worth more than R25000 in Pampierstad

Five suspects aged 24,28,30,34 and 36 are expected to appear in the Pampierstad Magistrate’s Court on a charge of dealing in drugs on Tuesday, 28 December 2021, subsequent to their arrest on Friday,24 December 2021.

Members of Hartswater K9 unit, Crime Intelligence and Pampierstad Visible Police acted on drug dealing information which directed them to a house in Sakhile village, Pampierstad.

A search and seizure was conducted at the premises hence the arrest of five the suspects. Three of the suspects are Nigerian nationals and two are two are South African nationals. The suspects were found in possession of crystal meth with an estimated street value of more than R25000 including money believed to be the proceeds of drug dealing. The arrest of the suspects is the result of continuous Festive Season Operation, to address illicit drug dealing and to combat criminal activities.

The Station Commander of Pampierstad police, Lieutenant Colonel Gabanakgosi Morebodi applauded members for acting promptly on intelligence, which resulted in the arrest suspects.

Source: South African Police Service