Lawyer arrested at Bellville court for being in possession of drugs
Western Cape police colonel Andre Traut on Wednesday said 200 mandrax tablets and tik were confiscated after the lawyer was searched by a court orderly.
CAPE TOWN - A lawyer has been arrested at the Bellville Magistrates Court for being in possession of drugs.
The Western Cape police's Colonel Andre Traut on Wednesday said that 200 mandrax tablets and tik were confiscated after the lawyer was searched by a court orderly.
“The police officer was on duty at the Belville Magistrates Court when he noticed the lawyer with a green plastic bag which caught his attention. During the court proceedings, the lawyer was excused by the presiding magistrate due to the suspicion that he was intoxicated.”
#sapsWC The vigilance of a Bellville court orderly led to the arrest of a 39yr-old lawyer this morning after he was caught in possession of drugs, ostensibly meant for an accused he was representing. MEhttps://t.co/z19CT5yyEk pic.twitter.com/Ftjm2tdp8CSA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) September 22, 2021