Valuable information led to an arrest of suspect with drugs

BUTTERWORTH - A quick response by police led to an arrest of a suspect in possession of drugs at Yako Information Settlement in Butterworth yesterday, 30 August 2022.

The arrest comes after police acted on information they received about a male that is keeping drugs in a shack. They then proceeded to the Informal Settlement and searched the suspect and found eight nine(89) Tik straws, thirty six (36) bompies of dagga, five (5) boss tablets, seventeen (17) halves of boss tablets. He was arrested and charged for possession of drugs.

The suspect is due to appear at Butterworth Magistrate Court tomorrow, 01 September 2022.

The Acting Amathole District Commissioner Brigadier Ngangema Xakavu appreciates the valuable information from our community and encouraged them to keep on sharing information and any criminal activities to the Police on 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service