Police Arrest Two Suspected Drug Dealers

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EKURHULENI: Police have arrested two suspected drug dealers on Wednesday who were in possession of drugs, cash and South African Police Service paraphernalia.

Police say a raid on a house in Palm Ridge, Ekurhuleni, let to the arrest.

Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said: “Management of police in Gauteng have applauded the successful drug-bust and subsequent arrests following an intelligence-driven integrated operation, where members of the SAPS in Ekurhuleni West had teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Unit from Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department.”

“Police responded to a tip-off which led the integrated team to a house in Palm Ridge where police arrested two suspects aged 29 and 38 respectively, for dealing in and for possession of drugs after seizing an undisclosed amount of cash and drugs – CAT and crystal meth.”

Dlamini said on further investigation, police were led to a house in Katlehong where police seized more quantities of CAT.

The two suspects are expected to appear in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

“Police are urging members of the public to continue reporting crime by calling the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or to report to the nearest police station,” said Dlamini.