Friday, 07 February 2020

Phuthaditjhaba: On Wednesday; 04 February 2020, Welkom POP Reaction Team (Anti-Gang Unit) deployed in Phuthaditjhaba, noticed suspicious movement of alleged drug peddlers in Beirut; Qwaqwa. SAPS members approached them and they ran away, leaving behind a Black Citi Golf.

The Team kept observation on the vehicle until two men arrived to take the vehicle. Members approached them on foot and ordered them to switch off the vehicle but the men drove away.

Members searched the house and the vehicle and found nyaope sachets and an undisclosed amount of cash. Live ammunition was also found.

A 22-year-old was arrested for allegedly dealing in drugs and unlawful possession ammunition. Members proceeded to a house in Sebokeng and arrested a 25 year old man for dealing in drugs after nyaope sachets and cash were found in his possession.

Both suspects will appear in Phuthaditjhaba Magistrate Court soon.