On Monday, 20 March 2023 a Vehicle Check Point was conducted on the Louisvaleweg road in Upington when a VW Polo past through with one occupant.
The vehicle was searched and members found mandrax tablets in the vehicle with an estimated value of R101 200-00 stashed in the vehicle.
The 43-year-old driver was arrested and charged for dealing in drugs and will be appearing in court soon.
As duties continued, additional information was received about a vehicle allegedly transporting drugs to Upington.
A follow up was done by the members on these allegations and dagga with the value of R214 450-00 was found abandoned few kilometres out of town, however there was no arrest.
The police will continue to vigorously clamp down on drug trafficking in the Northern Cape.
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