Point dealer arrested, cocaine worth R350 000 recovered

Drugs recovered in a flat in the Point area, Durban.

POLICE from the Provincial Drug Unit arrested a man in the Point area for being in possession of drugs to the value of R350 000.

According to Captain Nqobile Gwala, the Unit was acting on on information they received of a man suspected to be dealing in drugs and supplying other drug dealers with rock cocaine and cocaine powder in Point and the surrounding areas.

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“The officers first undertook observation duties in the area where they monitored activities and then moved on the flat in the Point on Monday, 6 March. A 40-year-old suspect was arrested for dealing in drugs,” said Gwala.

The man was found in possession of 92 full moons of rock cocaine, 41 loops of cocaine powder, 9.8 grams of pure cocaine, 20 grams of yellow rock cocaine powder in a wet form and 1,5kg of white powder.

“The estimated street value of recovered drugs is R350 000. The arrested suspect is due to appear in the Durban Magistrates’ Court,” she said.

 

 

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