Four arrested for drugs in KZN

Johannesburg - Four men were arrested in separate cases for possession of drugs in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday, police said.

Spokesperson Jay Naicker said a 22-year-old was arrested in Ladysmith for possession of drugs with an estimated street value of R1 400.

"Cash and 27 straws of heroin were seized. The man is set to appear in the Ladysmith Magistrate's Court on Monday."

He said two more men were arrested in Ezakheni.

"The suspects were arrested at their house and were found in possession of cash, 64 mandrax tablets and 86 straws of heroin. The estimated street value of the drugs is around R8 000."

Another man was also arrested in Ezakheni for possession of dagga with an estimated street value of R500.

"Property suspected to have been stolen was also seized at his home," Naicker said.

The man was charged with possession of dagga and the possession of suspected stolen property.

The three men were expected to appear in the Ezakheni Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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Just Me 2014-08-23 07:53:52 AM
Durban becoming the drug meca of our country it seems. When ever you read of a drug bust lately, it has been made in Durban.
Justice Mogajane 2014-08-23 08:03:57 AM
Youths are target market for drugs . To SOUTH AFRICAN girls and boys , do not Try drugs .
Shaun Dragt 2014-08-23 08:18:16 AM
With those street values, those are small time the kingpins then I'll be impressed.
Bento Maepa 2014-08-23 08:32:51 AM
Let them eat what they sell then throw them in jail.
Laurence Weyers 2014-08-23 08:40:51 AM
I really do not believe that there are any journalists at news24. Only data capturers and typists who take sapa, afp and other news where real journalists work and just retype it onto this website
Dan Retter 2014-08-23 12:04:10 PM
This is such a tiny bust.
Amanda Pui 2014-08-23 12:15:21 PM
Hey you Fannie Mashilo, stop guessing nonsense. . For the fact that nationality wasn't mentioned , that should simply tell u that they're your people...
Jansiphoanwar 2014-08-23 03:46:16 PM
Exactly Amanda
Lesetja Jacob 2014-08-23 10:46:55 PM
So the cash money was not counted,,interesting !