Tag: Drugs

Drugs confiscated and arrests made at Trans Kalahari Border Post

Drugs confiscated and arrests made at Trans Kalahari Border Post

Thirteen Namibian nationals and one Congolese male were arrested on Saturday at the Trans Kalahari Border Post and drugs; cannabis, crack cocaine & mandrax worth N$11.9 million were confiscated after a truck from South Africa via Botswana was intercepted. A suspect who tried to escape was shot and wounded and […]

Western Cape police nabs truck driver with drugs R4 million

Western Cape police nabs truck driver with drugs R4 million

Western Cape Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Thembisile Patekile, applauded the members for their vigilance after police nabbed a truck driver and confiscated drugs with an estimated street value of R4 million on the N1 near Laingsburg. On Tuesday, 08 February 2022 at about 14:30 these members were deployed on exit […]

SANDF on borders seize drugs, illicit goods and firearms

SANDF on borders seize drugs, illicit goods and firearms

The South African National Defence Force’s 121 South African Infantry Battalion has not let its guard during the December festivities. The Battalion from Mtubatuba is currently deployed on the South Africa and the eSwatini/Mozambique Border. While conducting a multi-disciplinary operation in Pongola areas with the South African Police Service, they […]

Drugs worth R175 000 found in courier vehicle near Port Nolloth

Drugs worth R175 000 found in courier vehicle near Port Nolloth

The sound partnership between the community and the SAPS during the festive season operations once again yielded successes when drugs worth R175 000-00 were seized during the execution of Operation Phakisa which is currently being conducted along the shorelines and coastal areas of Port Nolloth. On 17 December 2021, the […]

Two suspects in court for transporting drugs worth more than R1.5 million

Two suspects in court for transporting drugs worth more than R1.5 million

Two suspects aged 26 and 38 are appeared in the Witbank Magistrates Court on Thursday, 21 October 2021, after they were arrested in an intelligence-driven operation by the Middelburg-based Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Investigation team on the N4 highway near the Bethal off-ramp. Police received information about the truck that […]

Drugs and illicit goods worth half a million rands seized at Emanguzi

Drugs and illicit goods worth half a million rands seized at Emanguzi

Police officers deployed at Emanguzi were conducting stop and searches at Scabazini area when they spotted a courier vehicle driving recklessly. The said vehicle was stopped and a search was conducted. Inside the vehicle, police found several bags of dagga and illicit goods such as takkies, clothes, and other items. […]