Durban bust: R500k worth of drugs seized

KZN police arrested the alleged drug dealer near Chatsworth.

KwaZulu Natal police have arrested an alleged drug dealer near Chatsworth. Picture: Stock

JOHANNESBURG - KwaZulu Natal police have arrested an alleged drug dealer near Chatsworth.

Police say they retrieved drugs worth R500,000 and a large sum of money on Friday when the suspect was caught placing a package in the boot of his vehicle.

The police's Jay Naicker said the 36-year-old suspect was charged and is expected to appear in the Chatsworth Magistrates Court on Monday.