Friday, 05 February 2021
Senekal: The joint drugs disruptive operation was conducted at Matwabeng and Senekal by police addressing one of community related crimes, which is drug abuse and selling of drugs to the community.
On the 04 February 2021, three hour operation was held at Senekal by Vispol, Detectives, Ladybrand, Phuthaditjhaba and Sasolburg K9 Units, in enhancing show of force with regard specializing unit and dogs.
The aim of the operation was to address alleged selling of drugs at certain identified businesses and residential premises within Senekal policing precinct. It was conducted in full view of amazed but excited community members who are against selling of drugs.
More than 10 buildings and number of occupants in such premises, were searched as police were in possession of search warrants.
In the process small quantities of lose dagga including large plantations were found and removed at various places. The high visibility of police vehicles encouraged bystanders and inquisitive people to give information on certain houses suspected of also selling drugs. Some raised their concerns of drugs abuse in Senekal and applaud police for the great work.
The Operational Commander, Captain Gerhardus Myburgh of Senekal Detective Service was pleased with the disruptive actions and thanked all police members for their efforts and showing up on the rainy days in Senekal for sake of community safety and serving them with pride and dignity and to enforce the law.