The Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) Tracing Unit in a recent raid has apprehended a Nigerian man in Boksburg North, South Africa, found in possession of a large amount of cocaine, Cat and cash on Monday, April 11.
According to EMPD spokesman Lieut-Col Wilfred Kgasago, the metro police confiscated the drugs weighing a whopping 1.5kg, estimated to be worth R2 million in the streets. Cash amounting to more than R8000 was also confiscated.
“Acting on intelligence received from members of South African Police Service, the metro police pounced on a house at the corner of 2nd Street and 13th Avenue in Boksburg. A lone 29-year-old man was found in an outside room where he is tenant”
On searching a bag found on the bed in the room, the metro police found eight bags laden with cocaine and seventeen with the drug cat.
“The combined mass of the drugs amounted to 1.5kgs,” said Kgasago.
The arrested Nigerian was charged with dealing in illicit substances at Boksburg North police station and is expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court soon.