Flying squad swoops in on Crystal meth dealers
DURBAN – The Durban Flying Squad Narcotic Drug Task Team Police have yet again busted on drug dealers at Marianhill and Point in the Durban area. the dealers were in possession of various drugs including Crystal meth, Mandrax, Heroin and Dagga.
Last night the Task team embarked on operations following information about drugs and made the first arrest in Point Durban where a foreigner (55) was caught with 20 grams of crystal methacathinone, a one large packet of crystal and four small packets of crystal to the street value of R6 000.
The members then moved to Marianhill area and arrested four more suspects for being in possession of drugs in separate incidents. They were found in possession of more than 446 capsules of heroin and two mandrax tablets as well as dagga parcels to the street value of more than R14 000.
All suspects aged between 25 and 35 are due to appear in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court today, January 26.
The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner Major General Bhekinkosi Langa said he is pleased with the arrest and the recovery of drugs in and around Durban for the past week. “Our members are conducting a number of operations aiming to get rid of drugs in our society. We also appreciate the information we received from the community about people who are dealing in drugs,” he added.