Welkom K9 Unit arrest man for possession of drugs and uncut diamonds

FREE STATE – On Monda, 07 September 2020 at about 12:00, members of Welkom K9 Unit were busy with their routine patrols in the CBD when they noticed a suspicious vehicle in Muizen Street. The vehicle was approached and members conducted a search which led to confiscation of several pieces of diamonds.
They then took the suspect to his residence; a flat in the Welkom CBD. On arrival, while they continued with the search. Tthe following were found inside the garage: 22 Chrystal Meth tablets, 275 Mandrax tablets and Cocaine.
The 41-year-old man was arrested for possession of uncut diamonds and dealing in drugs, all seized items are estimated to the street value of R40 000.
The suspect is expected to appear soon in Welkom Magistrate Court.

Source: South African Police Service