Cops seize R700K worth of heroin in KZN


KwaZulu-Natal police have confiscated heroin worth more than R700,000 in a drug raid in Mariannridge. Police officers from the Provincial Drug and Firearm Unit conducted the operation on Thursday when they found a 37-year-old man in alleged possession of heroin capsules.

The heroin has an estimated street value of R708,000, provincial police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said in a statement.

The officers also confiscated around R9,000 in cash, which is suspected to be the proceeds of the drug trade.

“The suspect was taken to Mariannhill police station where he was detained and charged for dealing in drugs. He was released on R30,000 bail and will appear in the Pinetown Magistrate’s Court on 11 August 2020,” said Mbele.

In other news – Dr Malinga gives his newborn Twins stage names

Dr Malinga is kicking his way into another double bundle of joy. The Via Orlando musician announced the birth of his twin boys, bringing his brood to five. Malinga could not contain his joy as he shared pictures of the twin boys who are reported to be in good health. The twins were born at Louis Pasteur Private Hospital Paeds.

DR Malinga

Taking to Instagram on Thursday morning, the musician shared a screenshot from his first video call with his wifey and the boys. Due to strict hospital regulations on account of Covid-19, Malinga was unable to be in the room with his wife and immediately hold his new bundle of twins. continue reading

Source: The Citizen


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