Two men have been arrested in Worcester in the Western Cape after they were found in possession of drugs worth an estimated R4.5 million. According to reports, the suspect was caught with a large consignment of Methamphetamine.
Provincial police spokesperson Joseph Swartbooi said officers attached to the Worcester K9 unit were busy with routine stop and search operations on Sunday, November 14, when they searched a truck, travelling on the N1 highway, in the direction of Cape Town.
“Upon searching the cargo section, they discovered a consignment of Methamphetamine with an estimated street value of R4.5 million. Two male suspects aged 25 and 54 were arrested and detained,” Swartbooi said.
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Swartbooi said further that once charged the duo is expected to make a court appearance in the Worcester Magistrate court on a charge of dealing in drugs.
“The circumstances surrounding the case are now being investigated by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations,” Swartbooi explained.
Meanwhile, Provincial Police Commissioner, Lt Gen Patekile praised the arresting officers for their contribution to tackling the drug trade in this province, especially now as the festive season is approaching us.
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