Daily Archives: January 17, 2021

Drug dealer arrested with dagga valued at R147000 in Maitland

The vigilance and swift reaction of members attached to the Rapid Rail Police Unit landed a drug dealer behind bars after he was caught in possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R147 000-00 this morning. The members were doing crime prevention duties in Cruis Street, Garden Village in Miatland when they spotted two suspicious men who fled to a nearby flat in the area after noticing the police presence.

The members followed the suspects and then noticed a strong cannabis smell in a locked room. After gaining access to this room, a 29-year-old man was arrested for the possession of drugs. Once charged, the suspect is due to make a court appearance in Cape Town on a charge of dealing in drugs. The two suspects who initially led police to the flat have not been questioned or apprehended.

 

Source: South African Police Service

More Than 80 People Killed in West Darfur Attack

WASHINGTON – Unknown armed men killed more than 80 people and injured at least 160 others in the Krinding refugee camp and elsewhere in Genena, the capital of Sudan’s West Darfur state this weekend, prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Governor Mohamed Abdallah Al … read more