GRAAFF-REINET – Suspects aged between 22 and 64 years are expected to appear before Graaff Reinet Magistrates Court soon following weekend operations.

It is alleged that on Saturday, 14 August 2021 at about 11.30 Graaff Reinet Operational Command Center members conducted patrols, stop and search operations in and around Graaff-Reinet, when they stop and searched suspects 35, 46 and 25 years of age in Krom Street, Santaville. The team found the suspects to be in possession of straw containing Tik.

The Graaff Reinet Occ team moved their operation to Asherville and arrested two suspects aged 20 and 32 after they were found to be in possession of mandrax tablets and Tik.

The team later arrested suspects aged 64, 28, 22 in Umasizakhe, and in the Central of Graaff Reinet for being in possession of mandrax tablets and straws containing Tik.

A total of ninety-six (96) straws containing Tik , ten (10) plastic bank packets containing Tik , six (6) full, six (6) half and four (4) quarter Mandrax tablets were recovered with the estimated street value of about R 6000-00

Graaff-Reinet police station Commander, Colonel Andrè Arends commended the Operational Command Center members for the positive attitude shown towards fighting crime in Graaff Reinet, the good arrest and Recoveries made.

Source: South African Police Service

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