Couple arrested for drug possession in Olifantshoek

On Thursday 14 May the police in Olifantshoek arrested a couple for being in possession of drugs worth approximately R20 000 at a staged vehicle checkpoint.

According to capt Sergio Kock, police spokesperson, the SAPS, local traffic and other relevant role players followed up on information about drug trafficking in the Olifantshoek area.

He says on Thursday a vehicle check point was staged and at about 16:00 a blue Daihatsu Terios was stopped and searched. The police found a bag with 100 Mandrax tablets stashed under a seat.

The adult male driver and his girlfriend were both arrested.

The estimated street value of the drugs is R20 000.

The suspects were charged for possession of drugs and should be appearing in the Olifantshoek magistrate’s court soon.

The police investigation continues.

Capt Sergio Kock

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