LIMPOPO — The increase of drug-related crimes in various areas in Limpopo remains one of the main contributing factors to serious and violent crimes.
In a combined effort to eradicate this dangerous phenomenon, the Intelligent led Joint operations composed of various Police Units, continue to yield positive and meaningful results.
In the Lephalale, Mahwelereng, Giyani, Makhado, Mankweng, Polokwane and Tzaneen Clusters, 16 suspects aged between 23 and 46 were arrested for possession of drugs, dagga and planting dagga.
The following drugs and dagga were recovered during these operations:
- 212 sachets and 80 small plastic bags of Nyaope;
- Four packets of rock;
- A large amount of dagga and dagga plants.
The arrested suspects will appear before Magistrate Courts soon.
Police investigations continue.