Six arrested in possession of cocaine, mandrax and cannabis

30 Mar 2016 18:40pm
WINDHOEK, 30 MAR (NAMPA) - Six people found in possession of drugs were over the Easter weekend arrested at separate towns in the Hardap and Erongo regions.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s deputy inspector-general of operations, Major-General James Tjivikua, said at a media briefing here on Wednesday three men and three women were arrested for dealing in drugs.
In an additional report availed to this agency by NamPol the same day, information of the six cases was disclosed.
In the Hardap Region, two women were last Saturday arrested in Block G in possession of 600 mandrax tablets.
According to the report, police stopped the suspects when they were found driving a vehicle without a licence disk and a quarter of a mandrax tablet was found on the seat of the vehicle.
In Keetmanshoop, a 25-year-old off-duty male Cadet Constable of NamPol was arrested last Friday in possession of four small consignments of cannabis at the Homsai Open Market.
In the settlement of Aranos, a 37-year-old man was arrested at his residence in the Nuwerus area in possession of 95 small consignments of cannabis and 56 mandrax tablets last week Saturday.
In Swakopmund in the Erongo Region, a man and a woman were Monday arrested at their residences in the Mondesa neighbourhood when they were found in possession of 213 small consignments of crack cocaine.
In total, NamPol recovered 656 mandrax tablets with a street value of N.dollars 52 720; 213 small consignments of crack cocaine with a street value of N.dollars 21 850; and 99 small consignments of cannabis valued at N.dollars 990; all with a combined value of N. dollars 75 560 00.
(NAMPA)
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