Tuesday, 11 May 2019

Welkom: Members of Welkom Public Order Policing Reaction Unit were busy with their routine Crime prevention duties in Welkom CBD when they noticed an unknown man runningaway. They gave chase and arrested him and CAT drug was found in his posession.

On Friday; 31 May 2019, members of Welkom POP Reaction Unit were conducting their Crime Prevention duties in Mooi Street, Welkom CBD, when they noticed an unknown man running away when he saw them.

Members gave chase until they caught him. While they were searching him, a ball of CAT drug was found in his possession.

The 46 year old Nigerian national was arrested for alleged possession of drugs. The suspect was detained in Welkom Police Station and appeared on the 3 June 2019 in the Welkom Magistrate Court.

The value of the drug is currently unknown but will be made available after forensic tests were conducted at the SAPS Laboratory.