South African police service in
Polokwane has revealed the arrest
of a 26-year-old Nigerian man.
The suspect was reportedly arrested during a
joint operation by the South African Police
Service and other intelligence units on
Wednesday, September 7.
A media statement released by the
Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation
“Hawks Organised Crime Unit, SANEB and
Crime Intelligence members had a joint
operation which led to the arrest of a 26-year-
old Nigerian man for possession of drugs in
Polokwane on Wednesday, 07 September
“The suspect’s apartment was searched and 31
pieces of rock, 17 pieces of half moon and one
sachet including R35 000 cash were found.
The estimated value of the drugs seized is R20
000. The suspect will appear in the Polokwane
Magistrate Court on the 08 of September 2016
for possession of drugs.”
Neither the photo of the alleged Nigerian
suspect or his name were released.