Cops nab 58 in Mitchells Plain drug raids

20 Feb

Police arrested 58 people in Mitchells Plain this weekend for drug possession and one person for selling alcohol without a licence.

Spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said the person who allegedly sold alcohol illegally in Tafelsig had 1 772.6 litres confiscated on Saturday.

Later in Eastridge, police on patrol noticed a “suspicious man” outside a known drug house.

“The suspect was searched and members confiscated 32 small packets of tik. The suspect was a 43-year-old man,” Traut said.

The other people were arrested during weekend crime prevention operations.

Traut said they were all due to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Monday

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Posted by on February 20, 2012 in Have your Say


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