Two suspects arrested for drug dealing

Some of the drugs which were confiscated.

According to reports, the Queensburgh Metro Police Crime Prevention Team under the command of Insp Phillips conducted the intelligence-driven operation. During the festive season operation, police seized 460 bags of kat heroin, 81 pieces of rock cocaine and a bag of dagga.

Cash was also recovered during the operation.

Cash was also recovered during the operation.

Corporate communications officer of Malvern SAPS, W/O Radhika Marimuthu said, “The sales of the drugs were linked to the spate of robberies by street children in the neighbouring Pinetown CBD area. Many street children who are dependent on drugs turn to committing crime to feed their habits.”

The seized drugs.

The seized drugs.

Head of Queensburgh Metro, Supt Venu Moodley hailed the arrests and magnanimous seizure of the drugs as a benchmark success.

Station commander of Malvern SAPS, Lt Col Valarine Reddy, said that the seizure of the drugs and the arrests will thwart the plans of the criminals.

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