Another two drug arrests
14 February 2021 | Crime
Aside from eight drug dealers being arrested during the course of the week in which police confiscated N$77 000 worth of drugs, two more arrests were made over the weekend.
According to deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, regional crime investigations coordinator, a 23-year-old was arrested for being in possession of cannabis during the early morning hours of Sunday. “At around 02:15 on Sunday, the man was arrested in Kalahari Street, Narraville, after he was found to be in possession of four bankies of cannabis (210g) valued at N$10 500.”
He will appear in the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on Monday.
In a separate incident, a 23-year-old man was arrested in Mondesa, Swakopmund for also being in possession of cannabis.
Iikuyu stated that the arrest took place at 11:30 in Swakopmund on Saturday, after the suspect was found in possession of one bankie of cannabis (10g) valued at N$500. “He will appear at the Swakopmund magistrate’s court on Monday. Investigations into both matters continue.”
PHOTO CAPTION: Drugs worth about N$88 000 were confiscated during the week. Photo contributed