Daily Archives: January 29, 2021

Drugs seized and duo arrested

KIMBERLEY – In effort to eradicate drugs from our communities, the police in Campbell arrested two male suspects and confiscated drugs worth approximately R22 000.00.

On 29 January 2021, Sergeant Mohapi and Constable Fortuin were patrolling the Papkuil Road when they stopped and searched a suspicious looking vehicle with two occupants. The members found 186 mandrax tablets and two packets of tik weighing 205 gram in the vehicle.

The drugs were confiscated and the two male suspects were arrested and are expected to appear before court soon on charges of dealing in drugs.

The District Commander of Pixley Ka Seme, Brigadier Nomana Adonis applauded the members for their vigilance and swift response.


Source: South African Police Service

2021 Japan Prize Laureates Announced

TOKYO, Jan. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The winners of the 2021 Japan Prize were announced on January 29 by the Japan Prize Foundation and its president, Hiroshi Komiyama. The newest laureates are Australian researcher Prof. Martin Andrew Green, honored for his work in the field of “Resources, Energy, the Environment, and Social Infrastructure,” and U.S. researchers […] read more