Three men nabbed with cannabis
22 February 2021 | Crime
The police made three arrests over the past three days related to the possession of cannabis worth a combined estimated value of N$2 800.
The first arrest was of an 18-year-old man, who was found in possession of cannabis on Saturday during police action in Walvis Bay.
According to NamPol’s regional crime investigation coordinator in Erongo, deputy commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, the cannabis (20g) is valued at an estimated N$1 000.
“The man will appear before the Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court on Monday,” he said.
In Swakopmund, a 42-year-old man was arrested during a police search on Friday at the Democratic Residents Community (DRC) informal settlement while in possession of cannabis (35g) worth approximately N$1 750.
He will make his first appearance before the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
Also in the DRC informal settlement, a 36-year-old man was busted during police action on Friday evening while in possession on one gram of cannabis worth N$50.
The man will appear before the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
The police investigations in all three matters continue.