Seventeen men nabbed with drugs

DURBAN Phoenix police arrested 17 suspects for possession of drugs in their policing precinct. Ten suspects were arrested after they were found with heroin capsules in their possession. They were arrested in Eastbury, Longbury and Foresthaven. They appeared in the Phoenix Magistrate’s Court today.

Seven men were arrested for possession of rock cocaine with an estimated street value of more than R40, 000-00 at Rainham and Caneside. A 53-year-old was charged for dealing in drugs. They also appeared at the Phoenix Magistrate’s Court today. Operations aimed at ridding the area of drug trade and drug abuse are ongoing.

Source: South African Police Service