Bayview R24k heroin bust - two suspects arrested
Two suspects aged 33 and 36 are due to appear today in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court facing possession of drugs. The two suspects were arrested yesterday during the police operation in the area. Crime Intelligence unit from Ethekwini Inner South and Durban Metro police condected a joint operation after receiving information about drugs at Bayview area. The members proceeded to Lenny Naidu Drive where they and saw two suspicious-looking suspects. They were searched and 800 capsules of heroin were found in their possession. Both suspects were arrested and taken to police station to be charged. The recovered drugs is estimated at R24, 000.
The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa commended the members for a job well done. " One of the root causes of violent crimes in the province is drugs. Our members will leave no stone unturned in dealing with those who are dealing in drugs. We will act strongly against drug dealers and drug dens in our province in order to clamp down on illicit drugs, " he said.