The Police in Polokwane arrested a 29-year-old male suspect for illegal manufacturing and dealing in illicit drugs, and possession of suspected stolen motor vehicle on Thursday, 11 May 2023.
According to information, the police received valuable information that led to the arrest of one suspect by the Provincial Crime Intelligence Narcotics Team and the Provincial Organised Crime Investigation Unit in a tactical operation conducted in the early hours of Thursday, 11 May 2023 in Polokwane.
The Police caught the suspect red-handed, packaging drugs in small sachets in his mini drug laboratory while more drugs were found in a vehicle on the same premises.
Drugs ranging from nyaope, crystal meth and rock with an estimated street value of R1 Million and a suspected stolen grey Volkswagen Polo worth R240 000 were confiscated.
The Provincial Commissioner of Police in Limpopo, Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe hailed the teams for a well-coordinated effort.
“These drugs were meant to destroy innocent lives. We appreciate the cooperation of the law abiding citizens who continue to provide valuable information that helps us to root out drugs from our society,” concluded General Hadebe.
The suspect will be charged with illegal manufacturing and dealing in illicit drugs as well as possession of suspected stolen motor vehicle.
He is expected to appear soon in the week before Polokwane Magistrate’s Court soon.
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