Police say they arrested a man, 40, on Monday in the Northern Cape after they found him with drugs in his face mask.
The man was arrested in Rietbok Street, Kathu by members attached to the Kathu crime prevention unit during police patrols.
#sapsNC Kathu SAPS arrest man who concealed drugs in his face mask. Upon searching the suspect, members discovered that the face mask had zips in the inside and found Crystal Meth, CAT, heroine and mandrax tablets hidden inside. #DrugsOffTheStreets NPhttps://t.co/nP481YCE1q pic.twitter.com/ewGLDjzNE0
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) March 29, 2021
The suspect appeared nervous when his vehicle was stopped by the officers and on searching him, they “discovered that the face mask had zips on the inside and found 16 small ziplock bags filled with crystal meth, cat, heroin, and mandrax tablets hidden inside. The total value of the drugs is estimated at R5 000”.
He was charged for possession of drugs and will soon be appearing in the Kathu Magistrates court, police said in a statement.
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