3 suspects arrested in Paarl for illegal possession of drugs

During a police operation in Mbekweni, a 33-year-old suspected drug dealer was caught with dagga, tik and mandrax on Saturday night.

Knysna police confiscated 100 mandrax tablets and arrested a man was arrested for drug dealing on 16 July 2019. Picture: SAPS

CAPE TOWN - Three suspects have been arrested in Paarl for the illegal possession of drugs.

During a police operation in Mbekweni, a 33-year-old suspected drug dealer was caught with dagga, tik and mandrax on Saturday night.

Officers say tik and heroin were also seized at a house, while the drug dealer at the address is still being sought by police.

Provincial police spokesperson Andre Traut said: “From Mbekweni, the members proceed to Paarl east where a 16-year-old suspect was apprehended with mandrax tablets and in Chicago, a 30-year-old man was arrested for the possession of tik.”

At least 34 suspects were arrested for crimes relating to the illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, as well as drugs in the Western Cape

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