Police rushed into a drug production facility, seized cash and drugs, and arrested three suspected drug dealers in the Pietermaritzburg area on Wednesday night.
Regional spokesman for KwaZulu-Natal, Captain Nqobile Gwala, said that Prestbury K9 Police The unit had conducted an intelligence operation that resulted in the arrest and recovery of the drugs.
“The team went to a compound in Cowens Crescent in Prestbury after information was received about the drugs being processed” said Gala.
“A search was carried out on the house and the police found 17 packets of drugs that were heroin and several bottles of prescribed medication,” said Gwala.
< She also said police seized a set of scales and a razor blade while searching the premises.
“Two televisions, a laptop and a sound system that were allegedly stolen were on the gel The police also seized R8140.05 in cash from the premises, which is believed to be part of the proceeds from drug trafficking.
< p> “A 36-year-old suspect was arrested for manufacturing, trafficking in drugs and possession of allegedly stolen property. Two other suspects, aged 31 and 34, were also arrested for interfering with the police officers’ duties, ”said Gwala.
She said the suspects would appear before the Pietermaritzburg District Court today. < / p>