Members of the Northern Cape Organized Crime Unit, Criminal Intelligence and Kimberley K9s swooped on more than R117,000-00 worth of drugs in Douglas, the South African Police Service (SAPS) in the province said.

“Members acted on intelligence and raided a premises on Shushu Street, Bongani area of ​​Douglas. One hundred and eighty (180) mandraxa pills were found on the suspect. One hundred (100) mandrax tablets and 830 grams of dagga were found hidden under the seat of the suspect’s car, while eighty (80) mandrax tablets were found in the bedroom, including cash believed to have been obtained from drug dealing,” said spokesperson for the Northern Cape SAPS. Captain Olebogeng Tawana in a statement.


According to the Northern Cape SAPS, another suspect was caught with drugs – nine packets of crystal methamphetamine – during the stop and search.

They were also at an informal settlement in Douglas after receiving information about a suspect in possession of an unlicensed firearm. The alleged suspect was not found at his home. However, the participants continued the search and confiscated a replica of a 9mm firearm.

“In an unrelated operation in Prieska, members of Visible Policing acted swiftly after receiving a report of dagga being delivered to a certain house on Nkampela Street, Etembeni in Prieska. The suspect was searched and 244.2 grams of dagga was found in a zip lock bag. The three suspects are expected to appear in Douglas and Prieska Magistrates’ Courts respectively on drug trafficking charges. Acting District Commander Pixley Ka Seme, Brigadier Nomana Adonis commended the team for the tireless efforts of its members to fight crime and shrink the space for criminals.”

Northern Cape SAPS spokesperson Captain Olebageng Tawana


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